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so·pran·o

 (sə-prăn′ō, -prä′nō)
n. pl. so·pran·os
1. The highest singing voice of a woman or young boy.
2. A singer having such a voice.
3. The tonal range characteristic of a soprano.
4. An instrument that sounds within this range.
5. A vocal or instrumental part written within this range.

[Italian, from sopra, above, from Latin suprā; see uper in Indo-European roots.]

soprano

(səˈprɑːnəʊ) or

sopranist

n, pl -pranos or -prani (-ˈprɑːniː)
1. (Music, other) the highest adult female voice, having a range approximately from middle C to the A a thirteenth above it
2. (Music, other) the voice of a young boy before puberty
3. (Music, other) a singer with such a voice
4. (Music, other) the highest part of a piece of harmony
5. (Instruments)
a. the highest or second highest instrument in a family of instruments
b. (as modifier): a soprano saxophone.
[C18: from Italian, from sopra above, from Latin suprā]

so•pran•o

(səˈpræn oʊ, -ˈprɑ noʊ)

n., pl. -pran•os,
adj. n.
1. the highest singing voice in women and boys.
2. a part for such a voice.
3. a singer with such a voice.
4. a musical instrument corresponding in compass to this voice.
adj.
5. of or pertaining to a soprano; having the compass of a soprano.
[1720–30; < Italian: literally, what is above, high =sopra (< Latin suprā above) + -ano adj. suffix]

soprano

The highest type of female voice, approximately from middle C upward for two octaves, or the same range for a boy or castrato. They may be either light and sweet, or richly dramatic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soprano - a female singersoprano - a female singer      
coloratura, coloratura soprano - a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music
mezzo, mezzo-soprano - a soprano with a voice between soprano and contralto
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
2.soprano - the highest female voice; the voice of a boy before puberty
singing voice - the musical quality of the voice while singing
3.soprano - the pitch range of the highest female voicesoprano - the pitch range of the highest female voice
pitch - the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
Adj.1.soprano - having or denoting a high rangesoprano - having or denoting a high range; "soprano voice"; "soprano sax"; "the boy still had a fine treble voice"; "the treble clef"
high-pitched, high - used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
Translations
سوبرانو: صَوْت حاد ومُرْتَفِعصَوْتُ السُّوبْرَانُو
soprán
sopran
sopraano
sopran
szoprán
sópran
ソプラノ
소프라노
sopranas
soprāns
soprán
sopran
นักร้องหญิงที่ร้องเสียงสูงสุด
giọng nữ cao

soprano

[səˈprɑːnəʊ]
A. N (sopranos or soprani (pl)) [səˈprɑːniː] (Mus) (female) → soprano f; (male) → tiple m; (= voice, part) → soprano m
B. ADJ [part] → de soprano, para soprano; [voice] → de soprano
C. ADV to sing sopranocantar soprano

soprano

[səˈprɑːnəʊ]
n
(= voice) → soprano m (= singer) → soprano mf
(= saxophone) → saxophone m soprano
modif [voice, saxophone, instrument] → soprano inv

soprano

nSopran m; (= person also)Sopranist(in) m(f); (= voice also)Sopranstimme f; (= part)Sopranpartie f, → Sopran m; to sing sopranoSopran singen
adjSopran-; soprano saxophoneSopransaxofon or -saxophon nt
advim Sopran

soprano

[səˈprɑːnəʊ]
1. n (sopranos (pl)) (Mus) (singer) → soprano m/f; (voice) → soprano m
2. adjdi soprano

soprano

(səˈpraːnəu) plural soˈpranos noun
(a singer having) a singing voice of the highest pitch for a woman.

soprano

صَوْتُ السُّوبْرَانُو soprán sopran Sopran σοπράνο soprano sopraano soprano sopran soprano ソプラノ 소프라노 sopraan sopran sopran soprano сопрано sopran นักร้องหญิงที่ร้องเสียงสูงสุด soprano giọng nữ cao 女高音