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alto

alto(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (music)
a. alto
Mona plays the alto sax in a jazz band.Mona toca el saxo alto en una banda de jazz.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (music)
a. la contralto
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(female singer)
Who's the alto in this opera?¿Quién es la contralto en esta ópera?
b. el contralto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(female voice)
Isabella's teacher told her her voice was an alto.El maestro de Isabella le dijo que su voz era un contralto.
c. el contratenor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(male voice and singer)
We need an alto for this part.Necesitamos un contratenor para este papel.
d. el alto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(instrument)
You play the tenor and I'll play the alto.Tú tocas el tenor y yo tocaré el alto.
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alto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el contralto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la contralto
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. contralto
alto saxophonesaxo alto
alto [ˈæltəʊ]
noun
(instrument, male singer) alto (m); (female singer) contralto (f);
adjective
alto
modifier
alto saxophone (n) saxofón (m) alto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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