kantistino

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kantisˈtino/
  • Hyphenation: kan‧tis‧ti‧no

Etymology[edit]

kantisto ‎(professional singer) [from kanti ‎(to sing) +‎ -isto ‎(professional)] +‎ -ino ‎(female)

Noun[edit]

kantistino ‎(accusative singular kantistinon, plural kantistinoj, accusative plural kantistinojn)

  1. female professional singer, singeress
    • 1907, Kazimierz Bein (translator), La Faraono[1], volume 1, translation of original by Bolesław Prus, ch. I:
      Krom tio la oficirojn sekvis multenombraj kantistinoj kaj dancistinoj kun orkestro.
      Aside from that, the officers were followed by numerous singeresses and danceresses with an orchestra.

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