celesta

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See also: Celesta and célesta

English[edit]

a celesta or celeste

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Etymology[edit]

From French célesta.

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Noun[edit]

celesta (plural celestas)

  1. (music) A musical instrument consisting principally of a set of graduated steel plates struck with hammers that are activated by a keyboard.
    Synonym: celeste

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃelestɑ/, [ˈt̪ʃe̞le̞s̠t̪ɑ̝]
  • Hyphenation: ce‧les‧ta

Noun[edit]

celesta

  1. (music) celesta (instrument)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of celesta (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative celesta celestat
genitive celestan celestoiden
celestoitten
celestojen
partitive celestaa celestoita
celestoja
illative celestaan celestoihin
singular plural
nominative celesta celestat
accusative nom. celesta celestat
gen. celestan
genitive celestan celestoiden
celestoitten
celestojen
celestainrare
partitive celestaa celestoita
celestoja
inessive celestassa celestoissa
elative celestasta celestoista
illative celestaan celestoihin
adessive celestalla celestoilla
ablative celestalta celestoilta
allative celestalle celestoille
essive celestana celestoina
translative celestaksi celestoiksi
instructive celestoin
abessive celestatta celestoitta
comitative celestoineen

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

celesta f (plural celestas)

  1. (music) celesta (an idiophone similar to a small piano)