biola

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay viola, from Portuguese viola, from Old Portuguese viola, from Old Occitan viola, from Medieval Latin vitula, from Vitula, Roman goddess of joy and victory.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [biˈola]
  • Hyphenation: bi‧o‧la

Noun[edit]

biola (plural biola-biola, first-person possessive biolaku, second-person possessive biolamu, third-person possessive biolanya)

  1. (music) violin: A musical four-string instrument, generally played with a bow or by plucking the string, with the pitch set by pressing the strings at the appropriate place with the fingers; also any instrument of the violin family.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese viola.

Noun[edit]

biola (Jawi spelling بيولا‎, plural biola-biola, informal 1st possessive biolaku, impolite 2nd possessive biolamu, 3rd possessive biolanya)

  1. violin

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: biola