See also: tóndo

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A tondo, Das Mädchen mit den Dominosteinen by Albert Anker, 19th c

EtymologyEdit

From Italian tondo, from ritondo, rotondo (round), from Latin rotundus.

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tondo (plural tondos or tondi)

  1. A round picture or other work of art.
    • 1983, Rudolf Arnheim, The Power of the Center: A Study of Composition in the Visual Arts, Univ of California Press (→ISBN), page 135:
      As the ellipse becomes longer and flatter, it takes on the qualities of the rectangle. Even more than the tondo, the oval is a playful shape, prescribed by the demands of the setting it bedecks rather than those of the composition it encloses.
    • 2014, François Lissarrague, The Aesthetics of the Greek Banquet: Images of Wine and Ritual, Princeton University Press (→ISBN), page 34:
      In the tondo of a cup in the Louvre we see a young slave, a pais, dip an oenochoe into a garlanded krater; he is holding a cup in the other hand and is about to serve drinks (fig. 20).” By isolating this detail, the painter implies all the aspects of a []

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian tondo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtondo/, [ˈt̪o̞ndo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ondo
  • Hyphenation: ton‧do

NounEdit

tondo

  1. (art) tondo

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tondo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tondo tondot
genitive tondon tondojen
partitive tondoa tondoja
illative tondoon tondoihin
singular plural
nominative tondo tondot
accusative nom. tondo tondot
gen. tondon
genitive tondon tondojen
partitive tondoa tondoja
inessive tondossa tondoissa
elative tondosta tondoista
illative tondoon tondoihin
adessive tondolla tondoilla
ablative tondolta tondoilta
allative tondolle tondoille
essive tondona tondoina
translative tondoksi tondoiksi
instructive tondoin
abessive tondotta tondoitta
comitative tondoineen
Possessive forms of tondo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person tondoni tondomme
2nd person tondosi tondonne
3rd person tondonsa

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of ritondo, old variant of rotondo.

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tondo (feminine singular tonda, masculine plural tondi, feminine plural tonde)

  1. round, circular
    Synonyms: rotondo, ritondo (archaic)

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tondo m (plural tondi)

  1. circle
  2. (art) tondo (round picture or other work of art)

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