basso

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See also: Basso and bassò

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian basso, from Latin bassus (short, low)[1]. Doublet of base and bass.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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basso (plural bassos or bassi)

  1. (music) A bass singer, especially in opera.
  2. (music) An instrumental part written for a bass instrument.
  3. (music) The double bass, or contrabasso.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

basso (plural bassoes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of bashaw or pasha.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “basso” in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian basso, from Late Latin bassus (thick, low).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑsːo/, [ˈbɑs̠ːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑsːo
  • Syllabification(key): bas‧so

Noun[edit]

basso

  1. (music) bass (voice; low spectrum of sound tones)
  2. (music) bass guitar

Declension[edit]

Inflection of basso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative basso bassot
genitive basson bassojen
partitive bassoa bassoja
illative bassoon bassoihin
singular plural
nominative basso bassot
accusative nom. basso bassot
gen. basson
genitive basson bassojen
partitive bassoa bassoja
inessive bassossa bassoissa
elative bassosta bassoista
illative bassoon bassoihin
adessive bassolla bassoilla
ablative bassolta bassoilta
allative bassolle bassoille
essive bassona bassoina
translative bassoksi bassoiksi
instructive bassoin
abessive bassotta bassoitta
comitative bassoineen
Possessive forms of basso (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person bassoni bassomme
2nd person bassosi bassonne
3rd person bassonsa

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin bassus, possibly of Ancient Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbas.so/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -asso
  • Hyphenation: bàs‧so

Adjective[edit]

basso (feminine bassa, masculine plural bassi, feminine plural basse, superlative bassissimo)

  1. low
    Antonym: alto
  2. short (in height)
    Synonym: piccolo
    Antonym: alto
  3. narrow, thin
    Synonyms: sottile, stretto
  4. (of water) shallow
    Synonym: poco profondo
  5. (of light) faint
    Synonyms: debole, soffuso
  6. (of position) low, lower, lowered
  7. (figuratively) base
    Synonyms: vile, meschino

Adverb[edit]

basso

  1. low

Noun[edit]

basso m (plural bassi)

  1. bottom, lower part
  2. (music) bass (all senses); bass guitar
  3. (music) basso

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bassō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of bassus