opera

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See also: Opera, ópera, opéra, operá, òpera, and operă

English[edit]

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Opéra Garnier in Paris

Etymology[edit]

From Italian opera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒp.əɹ.ə/, /ˈɒp.ɹə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.pəɹ.ə/, /ˈɑ.pɹə/
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Noun[edit]

opera ‎(plural operas or opere)

  1. (music) A theatrical work combining drama, music, song and sometimes dance.
  2. (music) The score for such a work.
  3. A building designed for the performance of such works; an opera house.
    • 1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, “chapter VI”, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: A. L. Burt Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 4241346:
      “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, [], the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  4. A company dedicated to performing such works.
  5. (by extension) Any showy, melodramatic or unrealistic production resembing an opera.
  6. A collection of work (plural of opus).

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

opera f

  1. opera

External links[edit]

  • opera in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • opera in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

opera f ‎(plural opera's, diminutive operaatje n)

  1. opera

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Adjective[edit]

opera ‎(accusative singular operan, plural operaj, accusative plural operajn)

  1. of or relating to opera

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈopɛrɒ]
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  • Hyphenation: ope‧ra

Noun[edit]

opera ‎(plural operák)

  1. opera

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative opera operák
accusative operát operákat
dative operának operáknak
instrumental operával operákkal
causal-final operáért operákért
translative operává operákká
terminative operáig operákig
essive-formal operaként operákként
essive-modal
inessive operában operákban
superessive operán operákon
adessive operánál operáknál
illative operába operákba
sublative operára operákra
allative operához operákhoz
elative operából operákból
delative operáról operákról
ablative operától operáktól
Possessive forms of opera
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. operám operáim
2nd person sing. operád operáid
3rd person sing. operája operái
1st person plural operánk operáink
2nd person plural operátok operáitok
3rd person plural operájuk operáik

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin opera.

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Noun[edit]

opera f ‎(plural opere)

  1. work
  2. means, help, services
  3. (music) opus
  4. (music) opera
  5. institution, institute, society

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Verb[edit]

opera

  1. third-person singular present of operare
  2. second-person singular imperative of operare

Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

opera f ‎(plural operes)

  1. work

Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

opera

  1. nominative plural of opus
  2. accusative plural of opus

Noun[edit]

opera f ‎(genitive operae); first declension

  1. trouble, pains, exertion
  2. work, labour
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.9
      Sex diebus operaberis, et facies omnia opera tua.
      Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative opera operae
genitive operae operārum
dative operae operīs
accusative operam operās
ablative operā operīs
vocative opera operae

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References[edit]

  • opera in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • opera in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • OPERA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to take care of one's health: valetudini consulere, operam dare
    • to take great pains in order to..: studiose (diligenter, enixe, sedulo, maxime) dare operam, ut...
    • to expend great labour on a thing: egregiam operam (multum, plus etc. operae) dare alicui rei
    • to expend great labour on a thing: operam alicui rei tribuere, in aliquid conferre
    • to expend great labour on a thing: operam (laborem, curam) in or ad aliquid impendere
    • to exert oneself very energetically in a matter: multum operae ac laboris consumere in aliqua re
    • to spare no pains: labori, operae non parcere
    • to lose one's labour: operam (et oleum) perdere or frustra consumere
    • it is worth while: operae pretium est (c. Inf.)
    • to become a pupil, disciple of some one: operam dare or simply se dare alicui, se tradere in disciplinam alicuius, se conferre, se applicare ad aliquem
    • let the consuls take measures for the protection of the state: videant or dent operam consules, ne quid res publica detrimenti capiat (Catil. 1. 2. 4)
    • (ambiguous) to strain every nerve, do one's utmost in a matter: omni ope atque opera or omni virium contentione eniti, ut
    • (ambiguous) designedly; intentionally: de industria, dedita opera (opp. imprudens)
    • (ambiguous) to let out public works to contract: locare opera publica
    • (ambiguous) to raise siege-works: opera facere

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

opera f (4 declension)

  1. opera

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian opera (per musica)

Noun[edit]

opera m ‎(definite singular operaen, indefinite plural operaer, definite plural operaene)

  1. an opera
  2. an opera house (also operahus)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian opera (per musica)

Noun[edit]

opera m ‎(definite singular operaen, indefinite plural operaer or operaar, definite plural operaene or operaane)

  1. an opera
  2. an opera house (also operahus)

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

opera

  1. third-person singular present indicative of operar
  2. second-person singular imperative of operar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian opera, from Latin opera.

Noun[edit]

ȍpera f ‎(Cyrillic spelling о̏пера)

  1. opera

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

opera

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of operar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of operar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of operar.

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

opera c

  1. an opera; a musical theatre play
  2. an opera house; an institution or building where opera is performed

Declension[edit]

Inflection of opera 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative opera operan operor operorna
Genitive operas operans operors operornas

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