ostinato

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian ostinato (stubborn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ostinato (plural ostinatos or ostinati)

  1. (music) A piece of melody, a chord progression, or a bass figure that is repeated over and over as a musical accompaniment.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ostinato” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈostiˌnɑːto]
  • Hyphenation: os‧ti‧na‧to

Noun[edit]

ostinato

  1. (music) ostinato

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ostinato m (feminine ostinata, masculine plural ostinati, feminine plural ostinate)

  1. past participle of ostinarsi

Adjective[edit]

ostinato m (feminine ostinata, masculine plural ostinati, feminine plural ostinate)

  1. stubborn or obstinate

Noun[edit]

ostinato m (plural ostinati) (Feminine: ostinata)

  1. A stubborn or obstinate person

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