ostinato

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian ostinato ‎(stubborn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ostinato ‎(plural ostinatos or ostinati)

  1. (music) A piece of melody, a chord progression, or a bass figure that is repeated over and over as a musical accompaniment.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ostinato” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈostiˌnɑːto]
  • Hyphenation: os‧ti‧na‧to

Noun[edit]

ostinato

  1. (music) ostinato

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ostinato (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative ostinato ostinatot
genitive ostinaton ostinatojen
partitive ostinatoa ostinatoja
illative ostinatoon ostinatoihin
singular plural
nominative ostinato ostinatot
accusative nom.? ostinato ostinatot
gen. ostinaton
genitive ostinaton ostinatojen
partitive ostinatoa ostinatoja
inessive ostinatossa ostinatoissa
elative ostinatosta ostinatoista
illative ostinatoon ostinatoihin
adessive ostinatolla ostinatoilla
ablative ostinatolta ostinatoilta
allative ostinatolleˣ ostinatoilleˣ
essive ostinatona ostinatoina
translative ostinatoksi ostinatoiksi
instructive ostinatoin
abessive ostinatotta ostinatoitta
comitative ostinatoineen

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ostinato m ‎(feminine singular ostinata, masculine plural ostinati, feminine plural ostinate)

  1. past participle of ostinarsi

Adjective[edit]

ostinato m ‎(feminine singular ostinata, masculine plural ostinati, feminine plural ostinate)

  1. stubborn or obstinate

Noun[edit]

ostinato m ‎(plural ostinati, feminine ostinata)

  1. A stubborn or obstinate person

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