musical

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin musicalis, from Ancient Greek μουσικός ‎(mousikós), from μουσική ‎(mousikḗ, music). Corresponds to music +‎ -al.

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musical ‎(comparative more musical, superlative most musical)

  1. Of or relating to music.
  2. Gifted or skilled in music.
  3. Pleasing to the ear.
    Her voice had a musical tone.
  4. Pertaining to a class of games in which players move while music plays, but have to take a fixed position when it stops; by extension, any situation where people repeatedly change positions.
    • 1962, Edward Albee, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: A Play, Simon and Schuster (ISBN 9780743255257), page 34
      Musical beds is the faculty sport around here.
    • 2004, Mike Bright, A Dream Realized: A Collection of Poems by Cowboy Mike Bright, Xulon Press (ISBN 9781594672637), page 341
      Musical seats upon an airplane is not a game I recommend.
    • 2006, Evelyn Palfrey, The Price of Passion, Simon and Schuster (ISBN 9780671042219), page 441
      “Sounds like y'all are playing musical houses. How did you convince your mama to move to Austin?”
    • 2011, Leonard James Schoppa, The Evolution of Japan's Party System: Politics and Policy in an Era of Institutional Change, University of Toronto Press (ISBN 9781442611672), page 14
      Parties were splitting, forming, merging, and dissolving in such rapid succession that the game of musical chairs seemed to describe what was going on better than any known theory of political science.
    • 2014, Tyler McMahon, Kilometer 99: A Novel, St. Martin's Griffin (ISBN 9781466847453), page 138
      Among my small circle of college friends, and even more so among the volunteers here, couples are so often changing places, people playing musical lovers.


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Noun[edit]

musical ‎(plural musicals)

  1. a stage performance, show or film which involves singing, dancing and musical numbers performed by the cast as well as acting.

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Adjective[edit]

musical m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural musicals)

  1. musical

Noun[edit]

musical m ‎(plural musicals)

  1. musical

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English musical.

Noun[edit]

musical c (singular definite musicalen, plural indefinite musicaler or musicals)

  1. A musical.

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French[edit]

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musical m ‎(feminine singular musicale, masculine plural musicaux, feminine plural musicales)

  1. musical

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

musical m, f (plural musicais)

  1. musical; of or pertaining to music

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English musical.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmjuzikɛl]
  • Hyphenation: mu‧si‧cal

Noun[edit]

musical ‎(plural musicalek)

  1. musical (a show or film which involves singing, dancing and musical numbers)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative musical musicalek
accusative musicalt musicaleket
dative musicalnek musicaleknek
instrumental musicallel musicalekkel
causal-final musicalért musicalekért
translative musicallé musicalekké
terminative musicalig musicalekig
essive-formal musicalként musicalekként
essive-modal
inessive musicalben musicalekben
superessive musicalen musicaleken
adessive musicalnél musicaleknél
illative musicalbe musicalekbe
sublative musicalre musicalekre
allative musicalhez musicalekhez
elative musicalből musicalekből
delative musicalről musicalekről
ablative musicaltől musicalektől
Possessive forms of musical
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. musicalem musicaljeim
2nd person sing. musicaled musicaljeid
3rd person sing. musicalje musicaljei
1st person plural musicalünk musicaljeink
2nd person plural musicaletek musicaljeitek
3rd person plural musicaljük musicaljeik

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

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musical

  1. musical (relating to music)

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English musical.

Noun[edit]

musical m ‎(invariable)

  1. musical

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

música ‎(music) +‎ -al ‎(adjective-forming suffix)

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musical m, f ‎(plural musicais, comparable)

  1. musical (of or relating to music)
  2. musical (pleasing to the ear)

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:musical.

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Noun[edit]

musical m (plural musicais)

  1. musical (stage performance, show or film that focuses on singing and dancing)

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:musical.

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Spanish[edit]

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musical m, f ‎(plural musicales)

  1. musical

Noun[edit]

musical m ‎(plural musicales)

  1. musical