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opera

See also: ópera, operă, and opéra

EnglishEdit

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Opéra Garnier in Paris

EtymologyEdit

From Italian opera.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒp.əɹ.ə/, /ˈɒp.ɹə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.pəɹ.ə/, /ˈɑ.pɹə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

opera (plural operas or opere)

  1. (music) A theatrical work combining drama, music, song and sometimes dance.
  2. (music) The score for such a work.
  3. A building designed for the performance of such works; an opera house.
    • 1907, Robert W. Chambers, chapter VI, The Younger Set:
      “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, [], the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  4. A company dedicated to performing such works.
  5. (by extension) Any showy, melodramatic or unrealistic production resembing an opera.
  6. A collection of work (plural of opus).

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CzechEdit

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opera f

  1. opera

DutchEdit

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opera m (plural opera's, diminutive operaatje n)

  1. opera

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AdjectiveEdit

opera (accusative singular operan, plural operaj, accusative plural operajn)

  1. of or relating to opera

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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈopɛrɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ope‧ra

NounEdit

opera (plural operák)

  1. opera

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin opera.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

opera f (plural opere)

  1. work
  2. means, help, services
  3. (music) opus
  4. (music) opera
  5. institution, institute, society

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opera

  1. third-person singular present of operare
  2. second-person singular imperative of operare

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opera f (plural operes)

  1. work

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opera

  1. nominative plural of opus
  2. accusative plural of opus

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opera f (genitive operae); first declension

  1. trouble, pains, exertion
  2. work, labour
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.9
      Sex diebus operaberis, et facies omnia opera tua.
      Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative opera operae
genitive operae operārum
dative operae operīs
accusative operam operās
ablative operā operīs
vocative opera operae

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LatvianEdit

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opera f (4 declension)

  1. opera

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opera

  1. third-person singular present indicative of operar
  2. second-person singular imperative of operar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian opera, from Latin opera.

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ȍpera f (Cyrillic spelling о̏пера)

  1. opera

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VerbEdit

opera

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of operar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of operar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of operar.

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opera c

  1. an opera; a musical theatre play
  2. an opera house; an institution or building where opera is performed

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