baryton

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English[edit]

A baryton

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Etymology[edit]

From the German Baryton, from bary- + Ton. Doublet of baritone.

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baryton (plural barytons)

  1. (music) A viol-like stringed instrument (chordophone) mainly played with a bow but with a set of plucked strings as well, originating in European music prior to the 1800s.
    • 2013, Simon Winder, Danubia, Picador 2014, p. 281:
      I love his music, but it is a bit disconcerting to realize that you could die in extreme old age and still only be familiar with a mere handful of the baryton trios.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin barytŏnus, from Ancient Greek βαρύτονος (barútonos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.ʁi.tɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

baryton m (plural barytons)

  1. baritone
  2. baryton

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

baryton m (definite singular barytonen, indefinite plural barytoner, definite plural barytonene)

  1. baritone (male singing voice between tenor and bass)
  2. a baritone (singer with a baritone voice)
  3. a baritone (brass instrument, a baritone horn)

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Noun[edit]

baryton m (definite singular barytonen, indefinite plural barytonar, definite plural barytonane)

  1. baritone (singing voice, as above)
  2. a baritone (singer, as above)
  3. a baritone (baritone horn)