Oktave

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German octāv, from Medieval Latin octava (eighth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔkˈtaːvə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ok‧ta‧ve
  • Rhymes: -aːvə

Noun[edit]

Oktave f (genitive Oktave, plural Oktaven)

  1. (music) An interval of 12 semitones; an octave.
  2. (poetry, prosody) ottava rima
    Synonym: Stanze

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