martellato

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian martellato (hammered), from martellare (to hammer, throb), from martello (hammer), related to Latin martulus, marculus (small hammer), diminutive of marcus (hammer).

Adjective[edit]

martellato (comparative more martellato, superlative most martellato)

  1. (music) A musical notation to indicate that the note is strongly accented, or hammered out, as to bowed string instruments and the piano.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

martellato m (feminine martellata, masculine plural martellati, feminine plural martellate)

  1. past participle of martellare