fortissimo

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English[edit]

fortissimo in music notation

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian fortissimo.

Adverb[edit]

fortissimo

  1. (music) The musical term indicating that the piece is played very loud.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

fortissimo (plural fortissimos)

  1. (music) The dynamic sign indicating that the piece should be played fortissimo. Abbreviation: ff.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian

Adverb[edit]

fortissimo

  1. (music) fortissimo

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fortissimo m (feminine fortissima, masculine plural fortissimi, feminine plural fortissime) (Superlative of: forte)

  1. (music) Very loud
  2. Very strong, bright, tough or severe

Adverb[edit]

fortissimo

  1. superlative form of forte

Antonyms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fortissimō

  1. dative masculine singular of fortissimus
  2. dative neuter singular of fortissimus
  3. ablative masculine singular of fortissimus
  4. ablative neuter singular of fortissimus