sciolto

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian sciolto, from sciogliere (to set free).

AdjectiveEdit

sciolto (not comparable)

  1. (music) Light, free and easy; without strictness or legato.

AdverbEdit

sciolto (not comparable)

  1. (music) Played in such a manner.

NounEdit

sciolto (plural scioltos)

  1. (music) A directive in a score specifying that the music is to be played in this manner.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sciogliere, or Vulgar Latin *exsoltus, from exsolūtus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sciolto (feminine sciolta, masculine plural sciolti, feminine plural sciolte)

  1. loose, untied
    Synonyms: slegato, snodato, slacciato
  2. (figuratively, of a person) agile, nimble
    Synonyms: vivace, brioso, spiritoso

VerbEdit

sciolto (feminine sciolta, masculine plural sciolti, feminine plural sciolte)

  1. past participle of sciogliere

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