opera

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See also: ópera, operă, and opéra

English[edit]

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Opéra Garnier in Paris

Etymology[edit]

From Italian opera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒp.əɹ.ə/, /ˈɒp.ɹə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.pəɹ.ə/, /ˈɑ.pɹə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

opera (plural operas or opere)

  1. (music) A theatrical work combining drama, music, song and sometimes dance.
  2. (music) The score for such a work.
  3. A building designed for the performance of such works; an opera house.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 6, The Younger Set:
      “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, […]!”
  4. A company dedicated to performing such works.
  5. (by extension) Any showy, melodramatic or unrealistic production resembing an opera.
  6. A collection of work (plural of opus).

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

opera f

  1. opera

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

opera m (plural opera's, diminutive operaatje n)

  1. opera

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Adjective[edit]

opera (plural operaj, accusative singular operan, accusative plural operajn)

  1. of or relating to opera

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈopɛrɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ope‧ra

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opera (plural operák)

  1. opera

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin opera.

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  • (file)

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opera f (plural opere)

  1. work
  2. means, help, services
  3. (music) opus
  4. (music) opera
  5. institution, institute, society

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Verb[edit]

opera

  1. third-person singular present of operare
  2. second-person singular imperative of operare

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opera f (plural operes)

  1. work

Latin[edit]

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opera

  1. nominative plural of opus
  2. accusative plural of opus

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opera f (genitive operae); first declension

  1. trouble, pains, exertion
  2. work, labour
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.9
      Sex diebus operaberis, et facies omnia opera tua.
      Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative opera operae
genitive operae operārum
dative operae operīs
accusative operam operās
ablative operā operīs
vocative opera operae

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

opera f (4 declension)

  1. opera

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

opera

  1. third-person singular present indicative of operar
  2. second-person singular imperative of operar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian opera, from Latin opera.

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ȍpera f (Cyrillic spelling о̏пера)

  1. opera

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opera

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of operar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of operar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of operar.

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opera c

  1. an opera; a musical theatre play
  2. an opera house; an institution or building where opera is performed

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