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A violin

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From Italian violino, diminutive form of viola with diminutive suffix -ino

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌvaɪəˈlɪn/, [ˌvaɪ̯ɪ̈ˈlɪn]
  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˌvɑeˈlɘn/, /ˌvɑe.ɘˈlɘn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

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violin (plural violins)

  1. (music) A musical four-string instrument, generally played with a bow or by plucking the string, with the pitch set by pressing the strings at the appropriate place with the fingers; also any instrument of the violin family.
  2. (music) A violinist.
    The first violin often plays the lead melody lines in a string quartet.

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violin (third-person singular simple present violins, present participle violining, simple past and past participle violined)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To play on, or as if on, a violin.

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violin

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive form of violar
  2. third-person plural imperative form of violar

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian violino, diminutive form of viola with diminutive suffix -ino.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /violiːn/, [vioˈliːˀn]
  • Rhymes: -in

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violin c (singular definite violinen, plural indefinite violiner)

  1. violin

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violin m (plural violin)

  1. violin