adagio

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See also: adágio and adagiò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈdɑːd͡ʒiəʊ/, /əˈdæd͡ʒiəʊ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

adagio (plural adagios)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played rather slowly, leisurely and gracefully.
  2. (music) A passage having this mark.
  3. (dance) A male-female duet or mixed trio ballet displaying demanding balance, spins and/or lifts.

Translations[edit]

Adverb[edit]

adagio (not comparable)

  1. (music) Played rather slowly.

Adjective[edit]

adagio (not comparable)

  1. (music) Describing a passage having this mark.

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin adagium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /adaɡio/, [a.ð̞a.ɣ̞i.o̞]

Adverb[edit]

adagio (not comparable)

  1. (music) adagio

Noun[edit]

adagio inan

  1. (music) adagio

Declension[edit]

Declension of adagio (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive adagio adagioa adagioak
ergative adagiok adagioak adagioek
dative adagiori adagioari adagioei
genitive adagioren adagioaren adagioen
comitative adagiorekin adagioarekin adagioekin
causative adagiorengatik adagioarengatik adagioengatik
benefactive adagiorentzat adagioarentzat adagioentzat
instrumental adagioz adagioaz adagioez
inessive adagiotan adagioan adagioetan
locative adagiotako adagioko adagioetako
allative adagiotara adagiora adagioetara
terminative adagiotaraino adagioraino adagioetaraino
directive adagiotarantz adagiorantz adagioetarantz
destinative adagiotarako adagiorako adagioetarako
ablative adagiotatik adagiotik adagioetatik
partitive adagiorik
prolative adagiotzat

Further reading[edit]

  • "adagio" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • adagio” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːˈdaː.dʒoː/, /aːˈdaː.(d)ʒi.oː/
  • Hyphenation: ada‧gio

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin adagium.

Noun[edit]

adagio n (plural adagios, diminutive adagiootje n)

  1. adage
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

Noun[edit]

adagio n (plural adagios, diminutive adagiootje n)

  1. (music, dance) adagio

Adverb[edit]

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

Adjective[edit]

adagio (not comparable)

  1. (music) describing a passage having this mark
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of adagio
uninflected adagio
inflected adagio
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial adagio
indefinite m./f. sing. adagio
n. sing. adagio
plural adagio
definite adagio
partitive

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

Noun[edit]

adagio m (plural adagios)

  1. (music) adagio

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈda.d͡ʒo/
  • Rhymes: -adʒo
  • Hyphenation: a‧dà‧gio

Etymology 1[edit]

ad (at) +‎ agio (ease)

Adverb[edit]

adagio (superlative adagissimo)

  1. slowly

Noun[edit]

adagio m (plural adagi)

  1. (music) adagio

Verb[edit]

adagio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of adagiare

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin adagium.

Noun[edit]

adagio m (plural adagi)

  1. proverb, adage or saying

See also[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

adā̆giō f (genitive adā̆giōnis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of adā̆gium

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative adā̆giō adā̆giōnēs
Genitive adā̆giōnis adā̆giōnum
Dative adā̆giōnī adā̆giōnibus
Accusative adā̆giōnem adā̆giōnēs
Ablative adā̆giōne adā̆giōnibus
Vocative adā̆giō adā̆giōnēs

Noun[edit]

adā̆giō

  1. dative/ablative singular of adā̆gium

References[edit]

  • adagio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adagio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

Etymology[edit]

From Italian adagio (slowly).[1]

Adverb[edit]

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

Noun[edit]

adagio m (definite singular adagioen, indefinite plural adagioer, definite plural adagioene)

  1. (music) an adagio

Usage notes[edit]

  • Prior to a revision in 2020, this noun was also considered grammatically neuter.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “adagio” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  2. ^ Language Council of Norway, Spelling decisions since 2012 (in Norwegian, retrieved 12.21.20)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian adagio (slowly).[1]

Adverb[edit]

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

Noun[edit]

adagio m (definite singular adagioen, indefinite plural adagioar, definite plural adagioane)

  1. (music) an adagio

Usage notes[edit]

  • Prior to a revision in 2020, this noun was also considered grammatically neuter.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “adagio” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  2. ^ Language Council of Norway, Spelling decisions since 2012 (in Norwegian, retrieved 12.21.20)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian adagio.

Noun[edit]

adagio n (uncountable)

  1. adagio

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈdaxjo/, [aˈð̞a.xjo]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

Adverb[edit]

adagio

  1. (music) adagio

Noun[edit]

adagio m (plural adagios)

  1. (music) adagio

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin adagium.

Noun[edit]

adagio m (plural adagios)

  1. adage (old saying)

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian adagio.

Adverb[edit]

adagio

  1. (music) adagio (slowly)

Noun[edit]

adagio n

  1. (music) adagio

Declension[edit]

Declension of adagio 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative adagio adagiot adagion adagiona
Genitive adagios adagiots adagions adagionas

References[edit]