ritenuto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian ritenuto. Doublet of retinue.

Adjective[edit]

ritenuto (not comparable)

  1. (music) (of a passage in a musical score) immediately slower, held back at a slower rate of pace.

Noun[edit]

ritenuto (plural ritenutos)

  1. A musical passage of this kind.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ri.teˈnu.to/
  • Rhymes: -uto
  • Hyphenation: ri‧te‧nù‧to

Adjective[edit]

ritenuto (feminine ritenuta, masculine plural ritenuti, feminine plural ritenute)

  1. (rare) reserved, circumspect, cautious

Derived terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

ritenuto (feminine ritenuta, masculine plural ritenuti, feminine plural ritenute)

  1. past participle of ritenere

Anagrams[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Italian ritenuto.

Adverb[edit]

ritenuto

  1. ritenuto