continuo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ellipsis of basso continuo.

Noun[edit]

continuo (plural continuos)

  1. (music) The bass line of music, especially for a keyboard instrument, that continues throughout a work; basso continuo.

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /kon.tiˈnu.o/

Verb[edit]

continuo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of continuar

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin continuus.

Adjective[edit]

continuo m (feminine singular continua, masculine plural continuos, feminine plural continuas)

  1. continuous

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konˈti.nu.o/, /konˈti.nwo/[1]
  • Rhymes: -inwo
  • Hyphenation: con‧tì‧nuo

Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin continuus, derived from contineō (I hold together).

Adjective[edit]

continuo (feminine continua, masculine plural continui, feminine plural continue)

  1. continuous
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References[edit]

  • continuo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin continuō (at once).

Adverb[edit]

continuo

  1. (obsolete) continuously
    Synonym: continuamente

References[edit]

  • continuo2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

continuo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of continuare

References[edit]

  1. ^ continuo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From continuus +‎ .

Verb[edit]

continuō (present infinitive continuāre, perfect active continuāvī, supine continuātum); first conjugation

  1. I join, connect, unite (make continuous)
  2. I extend, prolong, continue
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   Conjugation of continuō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present continuō continuās continuat continuāmus continuātis continuant
imperfect continuābam continuābās continuābat continuābāmus continuābātis continuābant
future continuābō continuābis continuābit continuābimus continuābitis continuābunt
perfect continuāvī continuāvistī continuāvit continuāvimus continuāvistis continuāvērunt, continuāvēre
pluperfect continuāveram continuāverās continuāverat continuāverāmus continuāverātis continuāverant
future perfect continuāverō continuāveris continuāverit continuāverimus continuāveritis continuāverint
passive present continuor continuāris, continuāre continuātur continuāmur continuāminī continuantur
imperfect continuābar continuābāris, continuābāre continuābātur continuābāmur continuābāminī continuābantur
future continuābor continuāberis, continuābere continuābitur continuābimur continuābiminī continuābuntur
perfect continuātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect continuātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect continuātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present continuem continuēs continuet continuēmus continuētis continuent
imperfect continuārem continuārēs continuāret continuārēmus continuārētis continuārent
perfect continuāverim continuāverīs continuāverit continuāverīmus continuāverītis continuāverint
pluperfect continuāvissem continuāvissēs continuāvisset continuāvissēmus continuāvissētis continuāvissent
passive present continuer continuēris, continuēre continuētur continuēmur continuēminī continuentur
imperfect continuārer continuārēris, continuārēre continuārētur continuārēmur continuārēminī continuārentur
perfect continuātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect continuātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present continuā continuāte
future continuātō continuātō continuātōte continuantō
passive present continuāre continuāminī
future continuātor continuātor continuantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives continuāre continuāvisse continuātūrum esse continuārī continuātum esse continuātum īrī
participles continuāns continuātūrus continuātus continuandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
continuandī continuandō continuandum continuandō continuātum continuātū
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Etymology 2[edit]

From continuus +‎ .

Adverb[edit]

continuō (not comparable)

  1. immediately, at once
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Evangelium secundum Matthaeum.26.74-75:
      et continuo gallus cantavit. Et recordatus est Petrus verbi Iesu quod dixerat, "priusquam gallus cantet ter me negabis". Et egressus foras ploravit amarē.
      (after Peter denies Jesus a third time) And the rooster immediately sang. Peter then remembered what Jesus had said, "before the rooster sings, you will deny me three times." And he went outside, and cried bitterly.

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

continuō

  1. dative masculine singular of continuus
  2. dative neuter singular of continuus
  3. ablative masculine singular of continuus
  4. ablative neuter singular of continuus

References[edit]

  • continuo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • continuo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • continuo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to continue one's office for another year: continuare magistratum (Sall. Iug. 37. 2)
    • to prolong some one's office for another year: continuare alicui magistratum
    • to march without interruption: iter continuare (B. C. 3. 11)
  • continuo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

continuo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of continuar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin continuus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konˈtinwo/, [kõn̪ˈt̪i.nwo]

Adjective[edit]

continuo (feminine continua, masculine plural continuos, feminine plural continuas)

  1. continuous, continual, continuing, constant, steady, sustained
  2. ongoing

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