cantabile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cantabile (singable", "capable being sung), derived from cantare (to sing). See also Latin cantabilis (worthy to be sung).

Noun[edit]

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cantabile (plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a lyrical manner
  2. (music) A passage having this mark

Adverb[edit]

cantabile (comparative more cantabile, superlative most cantabile)

  1. (music) played in this style; singingly, lyrically

Adjective[edit]

cantabile (comparative more cantabile, superlative most cantabile)

  1. (music) describing a passage having this mark; singable, lyrical

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑ̃.ta.bil/, /kɑ̃.ta.bil.e/

Etymology[edit]

Directly from Italian cantabile

Noun[edit]

cantabile m (plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) cantabile

Adjective[edit]

cantabile (masculine and feminine, plural cantabiles)

  1. (music) cantabile

Anagrams[edit]

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cantare +‎ -abile

Noun[edit]

cantabile m (plural cantabili)

  1. cantabile

Adjective[edit]

cantabile m, f (masculine and feminine plural cantabili)

  1. cantabile
  2. singable

Adverb[edit]

cantabile

  1. cantabile

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cantābile

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