clef

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English[edit]

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The G-clef

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin clāvis (a key).

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Noun[edit]

clef (plural clefs)

  1. A symbol found on a musical staff that indicates the pitches indicated by the lines on the staff

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, see below

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clef f (plural clefs)

  1. key
  2. (music) clef

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

clef f (plural clefs)

  1. key

Adjective[edit]

clef m, f (invariable)

  1. key (vitally important)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin clāvis (a key).

Noun[edit]

clef f (oblique plural clés, nominative singular clef, nominative plural clés)

  1. key

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