legato

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian legato, past participle of legare (to tie up, tie together, to bind), learned borrowing from Latin ligō (tie, bind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

legato (not comparable)

  1. (music) Smoothly, in a connected manner.
    Play this passage legato not portato.

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Noun[edit]

legato (plural legatos)

  1. (music) A slur curve above or below a passage of notes indicating that they should be played in a legato manner.

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Noun[edit]

legato (plural legatoj, accusative singular legaton, accusative plural legatojn)

  1. singular present nominal passive participle of legi

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

legato

  1. past participle of legare

Adjective[edit]

legato m (feminine legata, masculine plural legati, feminine plural legate)

  1. awkward, stiff
  2. linked, connected, tied
  3. close, attached, involved

Noun[edit]

legato m (plural legati)

  1. legate
  2. legacy, bequest, background

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēgātō

  1. dative singular of lēgātus
  2. ablative singular of lēgātus

Participle[edit]

lēgātō

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