larghetto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian, diminutive of largo.

Adjective[edit]

larghetto (not comparable)

  1. (music) Slower than adagio but not as slow as largo; nearly andantino.
    Play larghetto here, even though it’s marked largo.

Noun[edit]

larghetto (countable and uncountable, plural larghettos)

  1. The larghetto tempo.
    Which tempo do you want, largo or larghetto?
  2. A composition or movement to be played larghetto.
    The larghetto from this suite is one of the composer’s most evocative works.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Italian diminutive of largo.

Adverb[edit]

larghetto

  1. (music) larghetto

Noun[edit]

larghetto m (definite singular larghettoen, indefinite plural larghettoer, definite plural larghettoene)

  1. (music) an larghetto

Usage notes[edit]

  • Prior to a revision in 2020, this noun was also considered grammatically neuter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Language Council of Norway, Spelling decisions since 2012 (in Norwegian, retrieved 12.21.20)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Italian diminutive of largo.

Adverb[edit]

larghetto

  1. (music) larghetto

Noun[edit]

larghetto m (definite singular larghettoen, indefinite plural larghettoar, definite plural larghettoane)

  1. (music) an larghetto

References[edit]