See also: Piano, pianó, piáno, and píanó

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Short form of pianoforte, from Italian piano(soft) + forte(strong). So named because older keyboard instruments, notably the harpsichord and the clavier, could not produce varied volumes.

PronunciationEdit

Noun and Adjective

Adverb

NounEdit

piano ‎(plural pianos or piani)

  1. (music) A keyboard musical instrument, usually ranging over seven octaves, with white and black keys, played by pressing these keys, causing hammers to strike strings.
    The piano in his house takes up a lot of space.
    She has been taking lessons for many years and now plays piano very well.
    He can play "Happy Birthday" on the piano.
    Most of the works by Frédéric Chopin are for the piano.

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AdjectiveEdit

piano ‎(comparative more piano, superlative most piano)

  1. (music) Soft, quiet.
  2. In extended use; quiet, subdued.
    • 1977, John Le Carré, The Honourable Schoolboy, Folio Society 2010, page 160:
      Tradecraft, Chris,’ Enderby put in, who liked his bit of jargon, and Martindale, still piano, shot him a glance of admiration.

AdverbEdit

 
Piano notation.

piano ‎(not comparable)

  1. (music) Softly, as a musical direction (abbreviated to p. in sheet music). [from 17th c.]

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AlbanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piano f (indefinite plural piano, definite singular pianoja, definite plural pianot)

  1. piano

AzeriEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic пиано
Roman piano
Perso-Arabic

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piano.

NounEdit

piano ‎(definite accusative pianonu, plural pianolar)

  1. piano

DeclensionEdit


CatalanEdit

NounEdit

piano m ‎(plural pianos)

  1. (music) piano

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piano c ‎(plural piano's, diminutive pianootje n)

  1. piano

EsperantoEdit

 
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NounEdit

piano ‎(accusative singular pianon, plural pianoj, accusative plural pianojn)

  1. piano

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

piano

  1. piano

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of piano (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative piano pianot
genitive pianon pianojen
partitive pianoa pianoja
illative pianoon pianoihin
singular plural
nominative piano pianot
accusative nom. piano pianot
gen. pianon
genitive pianon pianojen
partitive pianoa pianoja
inessive pianossa pianoissa
elative pianosta pianoista
illative pianoon pianoihin
adessive pianolla pianoilla
ablative pianolta pianoilta
allative pianolle pianoille
essive pianona pianoina
translative pianoksi pianoiksi
instructive pianoin
abessive pianotta pianoitta
comitative pianoineen

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AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piano m ‎(plural pianos)

  1. piano

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin plānus, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

piano m ‎(feminine singular piana, masculine plural piani, feminine plural piane)

  1. plane
  2. flat, level
  3. plain
  4. soft
  5. penultimate accented

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NounEdit

piano m ‎(plural piani)

  1. plane
  2. floor, storey (British), story (US) (of a building)
  3. plan, tactic, stratagem, scheme, plot
  4. piano (musical instrument)

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AdverbEdit

piano

  1. slowly
  2. carefully

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

piano

  1. Romaji transcription of ピアノ

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English piano and French piano.

NounEdit

piano m ‎(plural pianos)

  1. (Jersey, music) piano

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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NounEdit

piano n ‎(definite singular pianoet, indefinite plural piano or pianoer, definite plural pianoa or pianoene)

  1. a piano

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

 
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piano n ‎(definite singular pianoet, indefinite plural piano, definite plural pianoa)

  1. a piano

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PortugueseEdit

 
piano

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piano, short form of pianoforte.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

piano

  1. piano

AdverbEdit

piano (comparative mais piano superlative o mais piano)

  1. (music) piano, soft
  2. (music) piano, slowly

NounEdit

piano m (plural pianos)

  1. piano

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SlovakEdit

AdverbEdit

piano

  1. musical directive to play softly

External linksEdit

  • piano in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piano m ‎(plural pianos)

  1. piano

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piano n

  1. a piano

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of piano 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative piano pianot pianon pianona
Genitive pianos pianots pianons pianonas

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

piano

  1. piano

InflectionEdit

Inflection of piano
nominative sing. piano
genitive sing. pianon
partitive sing. pianod
partitive plur. pianoid
singular plural
nominative piano pianod
accusative pianon pianod
genitive pianon pianoiden
partitive pianod pianoid
essive-instructive pianon pianoin
translative pianoks pianoikš
inessive pianos pianoiš
elative pianospäi pianoišpäi
illative  ? pianoihe
adessive pianol pianoil
ablative pianolpäi pianoilpäi
allative pianole pianoile
abessive pianota pianoita
comitative pianonke pianoidenke
prolative pianodme pianoidme
approximative I pianonno pianoidenno
approximative II pianonnoks pianoidennoks
egressive pianonnopäi pianoidennopäi
terminative I  ? pianoihesai
terminative II pianolesai pianoilesai
terminative III pianossai
additive I  ? pianoihepäi
additive II pianolepäi pianoilepäi

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “пианино”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika