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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

 
A piccolo.

From Italian piccolo (small).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɪkələʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɪkoloʊ/, /ˈpɪkəloʊ/, /ˈpɪkl̩oʊ/

NounEdit

piccolo (plural piccolos)

  1. (music) An instrument similar to a flute, but smaller, and playing an octave higher.
  2. A waiter's assistant in a hotel or restaurant.
    • 1910, Saki, ‘The Soul of Laploshka’, Reginald in Russia:
      as I fled I felt Laploshka's reproachful eyes watching the amount that I gave to the piccolo – out of his two francs.
  3. A bottle of champagne containing 0.1875 liters of fluid, 1/4 the volume of a standard bottle; a quarter bottle or snipe.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piccolo (small, little, young).

NounEdit

piccolo c (singular definite piccoloen, plural indefinite piccoloer)

  1. bellboy, bellhop
  2. office boy

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piccolo (small).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

piccolo m (plural piccolo's, diminutive piccolootje n)

  1. (music) piccolo

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piccolo.

NounEdit

piccolo

  1. Alternative spelling of pikkolo.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of piccolo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative piccolo piccolot
genitive piccolon piccolojen
piccoloiden
piccoloitten
partitive piccoloa piccoloja
piccoloita
illative piccoloon piccoloihin
singular plural
nominative piccolo piccolot
accusative nom. piccolo piccolot
gen. piccolon
genitive piccolon piccolojen
piccoloiden
piccoloitten
partitive piccoloa piccoloja
piccoloita
inessive piccolossa piccoloissa
elative piccolosta piccoloista
illative piccoloon piccoloihin
adessive piccololla piccoloilla
ablative piccololta piccoloilta
allative piccololle piccoloille
essive piccolona piccoloina
translative piccoloksi piccoloiksi
instructive piccoloin
abessive piccolotta piccoloitta
comitative piccoloineen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piccolo.

NounEdit

piccolo m (plural piccolos)

  1. (music) piccolo.

HungarianEdit

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly from:

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpik.ko.lo/[4]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pìc‧co‧lo

AdjectiveEdit

piccolo m (feminine singular piccola, masculine plural piccoli, feminine plural piccole, comparative più piccolo or minore)

  1. small
  2. little
  3. young

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ piccolo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  2. ^ Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907), “piccolo”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati
  3. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, volume II, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN
  4. ^ piccolo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piccolo.

NounEdit

piccolo n

  1. (music) piccolo

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • piccolo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piccolo

NounEdit

piccolo m (plural piccolos)

  1. piccolo