breve

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From Latin brevis (short).

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breve (plural breves)

  1. (orthography, printing) A semicircular diacritical mark (˘) placed above a vowel, commonly used to mark its quantity as short.
  2. (music, UK) A double whole note.
  3. (law) Any writ or precept under seal, issued out of any court.
  4. The great ant thrush of Sumatra (Pitta gigas, which has a very short tail.

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Danish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /breːvə/, [ˈb̥ʁeːvə], [ˈb̥ʁeːw̩]

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breve n

  1. plural indefinite of brev

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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From Latin brevis (short).

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breve f (plural breves, diminutive brevetje n)

  1. (orthography) breve

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breve (comparative plus breve, superlative le plus breve)

  1. short

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin brevis (short).

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breve m, f (masculine and feminine plural brevi)

  1. brief, short

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Latin[edit]

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breve

  1. nominative neuter singular of brevis
  2. accusative neuter singular of brevis
  3. vocative neuter singular of brevis

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin brevis (short), from Proto-Indo-European *mréǵʰus.

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breve m, f (plural breves; comparable)

  1. brief, short

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin brevis (short).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɾe.be/, [ˈbɾe̞.βe̞]

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breve m, f (plural breves)

  1. brief, short

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