appoggiatura

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian appoggiatura, derived from appoggiare (to lean).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ə.ˌpɒ.d͡ʒə.ˈtʊɹ.ə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊəɹə

Noun[edit]

appoggiatura (plural appoggiaturas or appoggiature)

  1. (music) A type of musical ornament, falling on the beat, which often creates a suspension and subtracts for itself half the time value of the principal note which follows.
    • 1992, New York Times, March 2
      The following Adagietto was like a long, melting appoggiatura composed of smaller dying falls and languid resolutions.

Translations[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

appoggiare +‎ -tura

Noun[edit]

appoggiatura f (plural appoggiature)

  1. appoggiatura
  2. (theater) a strong emphasis in intonation on the key word of a joke

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

appoggiatura f (plural appoggiaturas or appoggiature)

  1. Alternative form of apogiatura