semibreve

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Musical notation for a semibreve note.

From Italian semibreve, ultimately from Latin semi- (half), and brevis (short).

Noun[edit]

semibreve (plural semibreves)

  1. (music) A musical note four beats long in 4/4 time; a whole note (US)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

semi- +‎ breve

Noun[edit]

semibreve f (plural semibrevi)

  1. (music) semibreve

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

semibreve f (plural semibreves)

  1. (music) semibreve (musical note four beats long in 4/4 time)