fermata

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian fermata, from fermare (to stop).

Diagram of a note shown with a fermata.

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Noun[edit]

fermata (plural fermatas or fermate)

  1. (music) The holding of a note or rest for longer than its usual duration; also the notation of such a prolongation, usually represented as a dot with a semi-circle above it, written above the prolonged note or rest.

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Adjective[edit]

fermata (plural fermataj, accusative singular fermatan, accusative plural fermatajn)

  1. singular present passive participle of fermi

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian fermata, from fermare ‘to stop’.

Noun[edit]

fermata f

  1. (music) fermata

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fermare ‘to stop’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fermata f (plural fermate)

  1. stop during travel.
  2. (music) fermata

Verb[edit]

fermata

  1. feminine singular past participle of fermare

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fermata f (plural fermatas)

  1. (music) fermata (holding a note beyond its usual duration or the notation representing it)