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pianissimo in music notation

EtymologyEdit

From Italian pianissimo.

AdverbEdit

pianissimo (comparative more pianissimo, superlative most pianissimo)

  1. (music) To be played very softly.

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NounEdit

pianissimo (plural pianissimos or pianissimi)

  1. A dynamic sign indicating that a portion of music should be played pianissimo.
  2. A portion of music that is played very softly.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From piano +‎ -issimo.

AdverbEdit

pianissimo

  1. superlative degree of piano
    very slowly, very carefully
    (music) pianissimo

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