maestro

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian maestro, from Latin magister (master). Doublet of master.

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Noun[edit]

maestro (plural maestros)

  1. A master in some art, especially a composer or conductor.
    • 1992, Andre R. Young, Tracy Curry, Calvin Broadus, and Leon Haywood (lyrics), Andre R. Young (music), “Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang”, in The Chronic, Death Row Records, performed by Dr. Dre (featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg):
      You've never been on a ride like this before; with a producer who can rap and control the maestro.
  2. (slang) A gang elder in prison.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish maestro, from Latin magister, magistrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ma‧es‧tro

Noun[edit]

maestro (feminine maestra)

  1. a male teacher, professor, or faculty member
  2. (derogatory) an advocate or promoter of something illegal or unethical

Verb[edit]

maestro

  1. to be a teacher; to become a teacher; to study to become a teacher
  2. (derogatory) to promote something illegal or unethical
  3. (derogatory) to be an advocate or promoter of something illegal or unethical

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:maestro.


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

maestro

  1. maestro

Declension[edit]

Inflection of maestro (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative maestro maestrot
genitive maestron maestrojen
maestroiden
maestroitten
partitive maestroa maestroja
maestroita
illative maestroon maestroihin
singular plural
nominative maestro maestrot
accusative nom. maestro maestrot
gen. maestron
genitive maestron maestrojen
maestroiden
maestroitten
partitive maestroa maestroja
maestroita
inessive maestrossa maestroissa
elative maestrosta maestroista
illative maestroon maestroihin
adessive maestrolla maestroilla
ablative maestrolta maestroilta
allative maestrolle maestroille
essive maestrona maestroina
translative maestroksi maestroiksi
instructive maestroin
abessive maestrotta maestroitta
comitative maestroineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian maestro, from Latin magister, magistrum. Doublet of maître, which was inherited.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.ɛs.tʁo/, /ma.es.tʁo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

maestro m (plural maestros)

  1. maestro

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magister, magistrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈɛ.stro/, /maˈe.stro/, [mäˈɛs̪t̪ro], [mäˈes̪t̪ro]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛstro

Noun[edit]

maestro m (plural maestri, feminine maestra)

  1. teacher (male) (primary school)
  2. master (male)
  3. mast
  4. (music) conductor
    Synonym: direttore d'orchestra
  5. wright
  6. (meteorology) mistral (maestrale wind)

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Adjective[edit]

maestro (feminine singular maestra, masculine plural maestri, feminine plural maestre)

  1. proficient, accomplished, expert
  2. main, most important

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian maestro. Doublet of mestre, magíster, and máster.

Noun[edit]

maestro m (plural maestros)

  1. (music) conductor (person who conducts an orchestra)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maěstro/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧e‧stro

Noun[edit]

maèstro m (Cyrillic spelling маѐстро)

  1. (music) maestro (unofficial title of distinguished musicians, especially conductors)

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magister, magistrum. Doublet of magíster, borrowed from Latin, and máster, borrowed from English.

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Noun[edit]

maestro m (plural maestros, feminine maestra, feminine plural maestras)

  1. teacher (male)
    Synonym: profesor
  2. master
  3. (master) craftsman, handyman, contractor, construction worker

Adjective[edit]

maestro (feminine singular maestra, masculine plural maestros, feminine plural maestras)

  1. expert, master

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian maestro.

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Noun[edit]

maestro (definite accusative maestroyu, plural maestrolar)

  1. maestro, a composer
  2. conductor of an orchestra

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative maestro
Definite accusative maestroyu
Singular Plural
Nominative maestro maestrolar
Definite accusative maestroyu maestroları
Dative maestroya maestrolara
Locative maestroda maestrolarda
Ablative maestrodan maestrolardan
Genitive maestronun maestroların