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viola

See also: Viola, víóla, and violà

EnglishEdit

A viola is a stringed instrument of the violin family

Etymology 1Edit

A viola is a stringed instrument of the guitar family

From Italian viola, from Old Provençal viola (modern Occitan viula), from Medieval Latin *vitula (stringed instrument).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

viola (plural violas)

  1. (music) A stringed instrument of the violin family, somewhat larger than a violin, played under the chin, and having a deeper tone
  2. (music) An organ stop having a similar tone
  3. (music) A 10-string steel-string acoustic guitar, used in Brazilian folk music.
ReferencesEdit
  1. ^ Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary
  2. ^ Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
  3. ^ American Heritage Dictionary
TranslationsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

A Viola mandshurica is one of the flowering plants of the genus Viola

From Latin viola (violet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

viola (plural violas)

  1. (botany) Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Viola, including the violets and pansies.
ReferencesEdit
  1. ^ Compact Oxford English Dictionary
  2. ^ Collins English Dictionary
  3. ^ American Heritage Dictionary
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AsturianEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

viola

  1. violet

CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin viola.

NounEdit

viola f (plural violes)

  1. viola (flowering plant of the genus Viola)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain origin, probably from Occitan viula, derivative of viular (playing a string instrument” or “wind)

NounEdit

viola m, f (plural violes)

  1. f viola (musicial instrument)
  2. m, f violist
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

viola f (plural violes)

  1. leapfrog

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

viola

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of violar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of violar

CzechEdit

NounEdit

viola f

  1. viola (musical instrument of the violin family)

EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

viola (accusative singular violan, plural violaj, accusative plural violajn)

  1. of or relating to the flower violet
  2. the color of such flowers, violet
    violet colour:    

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

viola

  1. (music) viola

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

viola

  1. third-person singular past historic of violer

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin viola.

AdjectiveEdit

viola (invariable)

  1. purple, violet
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

viola f (plural viole)

  1. viola, violet (plant)
  2. violet, purple (color)
SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Possibly from Old Provençal viola (modern Occitan viula), ultimately from Medieval Latin *vitula (stringed instrument).

NounEdit

viola f (plural viole)

  1. (music) viola
  2. (music) fiddle
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

viola

  1. third-person singular present indicative of violare
  2. second-person singular imperative of violare

See alsoEdit

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Ancient Greek ἴον (íon, violet) (from ϝίον). Probably from a pre-I.E. Mediterranean language.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

viola f (genitive violae); first declension

  1. violet (flower)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative viola violae
genitive violae violārum
dative violae violīs
accusative violam violās
ablative violā violīs
vocative viola violae

VerbEdit

violā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of violō

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

viola

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of violar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of violar

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French violer, from Latin violō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

a viola (third-person singular present violează, past participle violat1st conj.

  1. to violate; to rape

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

viola

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of violar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of violar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of violar.