ouverture

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See also: Ouvertüre

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French overture, from Vulgar Latin *opertūra, from Latin apertūra. Doublet of aperture, a borrowing. Compare Catalan obertura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ouverture f (plural ouvertures)

  1. opening
  2. (music) overture

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ouverture, Old French overture, from Vulgar Latin *opertūra, from Latin apertūra. Doublet of apertura, a borrowing. Compare Catalan obertura.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ou.verˈtu.re/, /uˈver.tur/
  • Hyphenation: ou‧ver‧tu‧re

Noun[edit]

ouverture f (invariable)

  1. (music) overture
    Synonyms: introduzione, preludio (music)
    Antonym: coda (music)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French ouverture

Noun[edit]

ouverture m (definite singular ouverturen, indefinite plural ouverturer, definite plural ouverturene)

  1. (music, also by extension) an overture

Usage notes[edit]

Also spelt overtyre, but this is not an officially recognised spelling.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French ouverture

Noun[edit]

ouverture m (definite singular ouverturen, indefinite plural ouverturar, definite plural ouverturane)

  1. (music, also by extension) an overture

Usage notes[edit]

As for Bokmål.

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