Complete Definition of "soprano"

English
wikipedia

Etymology
From Italian soprano#Italian|soprano, from Latin sopranus, adjective form from preposition super#Latin|super (above).

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-soprano.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|plsopranos|pl2soprani

  1. Musical part or section higher in pitch than alto and other sections.
  2. Person or instrument that performs the soprano part.

Synonyms
sopranist (2)

Related terms
alto
contralto
lyric soprano
mezzo-soprano
soprano
sopranino
sopranist
spinto soprano
super
tenor

Translations

Chinese: 高音 (乐器), 女高音, 童声高音
Dutch: sopraan
German: Sopran m (1,2)
Finnish: sopraano
French: soprano
mid
Italian: soprano
Slovene: sopran m
Spanish: soprano
Vietnamese:
*bè xôpran
*person: người hát giọng nữ cao; instrument: đàn xôpran, kèn xôpran

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


French

Noun
soprano f or uncommonly m

  1. soprano (see above)

Category:Musical Voices and Registers


Italian

Noun
soprano m

  1. a singer, commonly a woman, with a register higher than alto and the rest of the parts: soprano leggero, soprano lirico
  2. the upper part in harmony for mixed voices: parte di soprano
  3. instrument that performs the soprano part: flauto soprano

Spanish

Noun
soprano f or uncommonly m

  1. soprano (see above)

Category:Spanish nouns with irregular gender

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vi:soprano

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