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I prefer it when the conductor follows me. It is more difficult to work with a conductor who does not listen - even if I understand that sometimes it makes sense when one person is ruling everything. But for bel canto, I have to have a conductor who listens and supports me.
Anna Netrebko

Meaning of "canto" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CANTO

From Italian: song, from Latin cantus, from canere to sing.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CANTO

canto  [ˈkæntəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CANTO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Canto is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CANTO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Canto

The canto is a principal form of division in a long poem, especially the epic. The word comes from Italian, meaning "song" or singing. Famous poems that employ the canto division are Luís de Camões's Os Lusíadas, Lord Byron's Don Juan, Valmiki's Ramayana, Dante's The Divine Comedy, and Ezra Pound's The Cantos.

Definition of canto in the English dictionary

The definition of canto in the dictionary is a main division of a long poem.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CANTO


ailanto
eɪˈlæntəʊ
bento
ˈbɛntəʊ
conjunto
kɒnˈdʒʊntəʊ
conto
ˈkɒntəʊ
coranto
kɒˈræntəʊ
Esperanto
ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ
junto
ˈdʒʊntəʊ
Lepanto
lɪˈpæntəʊ
manteau
ˈmæntəʊ
montanto
mɒnˈtæntəʊ
panto
ˈpæntəʊ
pinto
ˈpɪntəʊ
portmanteau
pɔːtˈmæntəʊ
pronto
ˈprɒntəʊ
punto
ˈpʊntəʊ
Sacramento
ˌsækrəˈmɛntəʊ
santo
ˈsɑːntəʊ
tanto
ˈtæntəʊ
Taranto
təˈræntəʊ
Toronto
təˈrɒntəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CANTO

canting arms
cantingly
cantion
cantle
cantlet
canto fermo
canton
Canton crepe
Canton flannel
Canton River
cantonal
Cantonese
cantonisation
cantonise
cantonization
cantonment
cantor
Cantor´s paradox
cantorial
cantoris

WORDS THAT END LIKE CANTO

aggiornamento
Agrigento
bel canto
cento
come into
divertimento
enter into
get into
go into
Gulf of Lepanto
Gulf of Taranto
into
onto
Otranto
put money into
quo warranto
run into
Strait of Otranto
Trento
unto

Synonyms and antonyms of canto in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «canto» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CANTO

Find out the translation of canto to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of canto from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «canto» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

坎托
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

canto
570 millions of speakers

English

canto
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सर्ग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كانتو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

песнь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Canto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাব্যের সর্গ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Canto
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gesang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カント
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

칸토
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Canto
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đoạn ca
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காண்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कँटो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kıta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

canto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

canto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

песнь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

canto
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

canto
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Canto
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

canto
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

canto
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of canto

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CANTO»

The term «canto» is very widely used and occupies the 10.751 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CANTO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about canto

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2 QUOTES WITH «CANTO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word canto.
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Sebastian Bach
My vocal style is called bel canto, which is an old Italian vocal style going back hundreds of years.
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Anna Netrebko
I prefer it when the conductor follows me. It is more difficult to work with a conductor who does not listen - even if I understand that sometimes it makes sense when one person is ruling everything. But for bel canto, I have to have a conductor who listens and supports me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CANTO»

Discover the use of canto in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to canto and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bel Canto: A History of Vocal Pedagogy
A history of vocal pedagogy from the beginning of the bel canto tradition of solo singing in the late 16th century and dealing extensively with such topics as the emergence of virtuoso singing, national singing styles, and the 'secrets' of ...
James Stark, 2003
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Canto General
The confidence and richness of this work reflect the richness of the poet's life ... Schmitt has produced a consistent, readable version of the entire Canto General, and this is a major achievement. --The Nation.
Pablo Neruda, 2011
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Lectura Dantis: Inferno: A Canto-by-Canto Commentary
" Charles Simic called the work "a miracle. A lesson in the art of translation and a model (an encyclopedia) for poets. The full range and richness of American English is displayed as perhaps never before.
Allen Mandelbaum, Anthony Oldcorn, Charles Ross, 1999
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Bel Canto
Ann Patchett has written a novel that is as lyrical and profound as it is unforgettable. Bel Canto engenders in the reader the very passion for art and the language of music that its characters discover.
Ann Patchett, 2009
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The Technics of Bel Canto (1905)
"Die Technik des Bel Canto" (1905) As the last of the great master-teachers of the 'old Italian school' of singing, Giovanni Battista Lamperti taught his students virtuosic vocal techniques handed down from the great castrati of the 17th ...
Giovanni Battista Lamperti, 2009
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A History of Bel Canto
Rodolfo Celletti, who has devoted his whole career to studying the voice from every historical, technical, and musical aspect, offers here a fascinating history of bel canto singing and the voice in operatic literature.
Rodolfo Celletti, 1996
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Bel Canto: A Performer's Guide
In Bel Canto, the first ever guide to the bel canto style, author Robert Toft provides singers with the tools they need to bring scores to life in an historically informed manner.
Robert Toft, 2013
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Coffin's Overtones of Bel Canto: Phonetic Basis of Artistic ...
Presents in acoustic phonetics, register and musical notation, many exercises that will make the voice stronger and more musical according to the precepts of Bel Canto.
Berton Coffin, 1980
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Mortal Questions : Canto
A noted philosopher ponders the issues of personal identity, consciousness, freedom, and value relating them to the fundamental distinction between individual human experience and objective, external reality
Thomas Nagel, 1991
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Canto Familiar
Twenty-five poems about the pleasures and woes that Mexican American children experience growing up.
Gary Soto, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CANTO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term canto is used in the context of the following news items.
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Adan Canto Boards ABC's 'Blood and Oil' as Series Regular …
Canto will play AJ Menendez, and take over the role previously played by Yani Gellman in the pilot. The character is a geologist who has been ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jul 15»
2
Canto-Introduces-Adobe-InDesign-Plug-In-for-Flight-ACE
Canto launched the Adobe InDesign Plug-In for its Flight ACE (Asset Collaboration and Engagement) platform. The InDesign Plug-In will ... «EContent, Jul 15»
3
Big-voiced Samoan-Kiwi diva given anthem honours
The 27-year-old last year won the prestigious Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award which has a $30,000 prize. The diva is no ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
4
Dagongon saves Perpetual Help from bowing down to Mapua
Only ahead by 3 points at the end of the third canto, Atoy Co's dirty dozen relied on Allwell Oraeme, who earned most of his output in the 4th ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
5
Benilde punches first NCAA win vs EAC
EAC was trailing by five in the initial minutes of the third canto, courtesy of a three-pointer by student reinforcement Adoum Abba Mbang and ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
6
TV on Tap: Bryan Batt Makes His “Scream” Debut, Lifetime stays …
Adan Canto was half of the only storyline to make The Following compelling despite its layers upon layers of stupidity. Happily, he'll be back on ... «TheBacklot, Jul 15»
7
Reality will vote yes in Greece
By Silvio Canto, Jr. Like love, nationalism can be blind, too. The Greeks showed us a little nationalism with their "no" vote, as The Wall Street ... «American Thinker, Jul 15»
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Falstaff, Royal Opera
... floating every line with vivid sense of bel canto style and rising to the highest artistry in the Queen of the Fairies' seriously beautiful song. «The Arts Desk, Jul 15»
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Arrest reports from June 29 through July 5
... no license, driving conditions to decrease speed, disorderly conduct, $1,360 Canto, Carla Michelle, no tag, no license, $1,000 Carey, Kenya ... «DeSoto Times-Tribune, Jul 15»
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People & Events
Canto said he recommended that the boy be admitted at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod for surgery. «Visayan Daily Star, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Canto [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/canto>. Nov 2020 ».
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