piccolo

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

A piccolo.

From Italian piccolo (small).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɪkələʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɪkoloʊ/, /ˈpɪkəloʊ/, /ˈpɪkl̩oʊ/

Noun[edit]

piccolo (plural piccolos)

  1. (music) An instrument similar to a flute, but smaller, and playing an octave higher.
  2. A waiter's assistant in a hotel or restaurant.
    • 1910, Saki, ‘The Soul of Laploshka’, Reginald in Russia:
      as I fled I felt Laploshka's reproachful eyes watching the amount that I gave to the piccolo – out of his two francs.
  3. A bottle of champagne containing 0.1875 liters of fluid, 1/4 the volume of a standard bottle; a quarter bottle or snipe.

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Translations[edit]

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian piccolo (small, little, young).

Noun[edit]

piccolo c (singular definite piccoloen, plural indefinite piccoloer)

  1. bellboy, bellhop
  2. office boy

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian piccolo (small).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

piccolo m (plural piccolo's, diminutive piccolootje n)

  1. (music) piccolo

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian piccolo.

Noun[edit]

piccolo

  1. Alternative spelling of pikkolo.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of piccolo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative piccolo piccolot
genitive piccolon piccolojen
piccoloiden
piccoloitten
partitive piccoloa piccoloja
piccoloita
illative piccoloon piccoloihin
singular plural
nominative piccolo piccolot
accusative nom. piccolo piccolot
gen. piccolon
genitive piccolon piccolojen
piccoloiden
piccoloitten
partitive piccoloa piccoloja
piccoloita
inessive piccolossa piccoloissa
elative piccolosta piccoloista
illative piccoloon piccoloihin
adessive piccololla piccoloilla
ablative piccololta piccoloilta
allative piccololle piccoloille
essive piccolona piccoloina
translative piccoloksi piccoloiksi
instructive piccoloin
abessive piccolotta piccoloitta
comitative piccoloineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian piccolo.

Noun[edit]

piccolo m (plural piccolos)

  1. (music) piccolo.

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian piccolo.

Noun[edit]

piccolo

  1. (music) piccolo.

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative piccolo piccolok
accusative piccolot piccolokat
dative piccolnak piccoloknak
instrumental piccollal piccolokkal
causal-final piccolért piccolokért
translative piccollá piccolokká
terminative piccolig piccolokig
essive-formal piccolként piccolokként
essive-modal
inessive piccolban piccolokban
superessive piccolon piccolokon
adessive piccolnál piccoloknál
illative piccolba piccolokba
sublative piccolra piccolokra
allative piccolhoz piccolokhoz
elative piccolból piccolokból
delative piccolról piccolokról
ablative piccoltól piccoloktól

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from:

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpik.ko.lo/[4]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pìc‧co‧lo

Adjective[edit]

piccolo m (feminine singular piccola, masculine plural piccoli, feminine plural piccole, comparative più piccolo or minore)

  1. small
  2. little
  3. young

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References[edit]

  1. ^ piccolo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  2. ^ Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907), “piccolo”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati
  3. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, volume II, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN
  4. ^ piccolo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian piccolo.

Noun[edit]

piccolo n

  1. (music) piccolo

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • piccolo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian piccolo

Noun[edit]

piccolo m (plural piccolos)

  1. piccolo