secondo

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See also: secóndo, secondò, and Secondo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian secondo

Noun[edit]

secondo (plural secondos or secondi)

  1. (music) The second part in a concerted piece.

See also[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “secondo”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

Anagrams[edit]

Italian[edit]

Italian numbers (edit)
20
 ←  1 2 3  → 
    Cardinal: due
    Ordinal: secondo
    Ordinal abbreviation:
    Adverbial: due volte
    Multiplier: doppio, duplice
    Distributive: doppiamente
    Collective: entrambi, tutti e due
    Fractional: mezzo

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seˈkon.do/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ondo
  • Hyphenation: se‧cón‧do

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin secundus (he who follows, second), from sequor (to follow).

Adjective[edit]

secondo (feminine seconda, masculine plural secondi, feminine plural seconde)

  1. (ordinal number, before the noun) second
  2. (in names of monarchs and popes, after the name) the second
Alternative forms[edit]
  •  m,  f (abbreviations)
  • II (abbreviation, in names of monarchs and popes, the second)

Noun[edit]

secondo m (plural secondi)

  1. (fractional number) second (unit of time)
  2. second (in boxing or duelling)
  3. second mate, executive officer (in the navy)
  4. main course (of a meal)
  5. latter (relating to or being the second of two items)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Switzerland German: Secondo
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin secundum (after, behind, according to, preposition and adverb).

Preposition[edit]

secondo

  1. according to, as per, per
    Secondo me, …In my opinion … (literally, “According to me”)
Derived terms[edit]