virginal

  • 1 virginal — VIRGINÁL, Ă, virginali, e, adj. 1. De virgină (1), de fecioară; feciorelnic, virgin. 2. fig. Candid, pur. [var.: (înv. şi pop.) verginál, ă adj.] – Din fr. virginal, lat. virginalus. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 08 …

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  • 2 virginal — virginal, ale (vir ji nal, na l ) adj. 1°   Qui appartient aux vierges. •   C était une charmante personne ; elle avait vraiment une figure, une douceur, une timidité virginales, J. J. ROUSS. Confess. x..    Il se dit de Jésus Christ. •   Jésus… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 Virginal — von Ruckers, Musée de la musique, Paris Virginal nach Virdung 1511 Das Virginal ist eine Bauform des …

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  • 4 Virginal — Vir gin*al, a. [L. virginalis: cf. F. virginal.] Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly. Chastity and honor virginal. Spenser. [1913 Webster] {Virginal generation} (Biol.), parthenogenesis. {Virginal membrane} (Anat.), the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 virginal — (Del lat. virginālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la virgen. 2. Puro, incólume, inmaculado. ☛ V. entereza virginal, leche virginal …

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  • 6 Virginal — Vir gin*al, v. i. To play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat. [Obs.] Still virginaling upon his palm! Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 virginal — (adj.) early 15c., from O.Fr. virginal or directly from L. virginalis, from virgin (see VIRGIN (Cf. virgin)). The keyed musical instrument so called from 1520s, but the reason is obscure (see VIRGINALS (Cf. virginals)) …

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  • 8 virginal — Virginal, [virgin]ale. adj. Appartenant à une personne vierge. Pudeur, modestie virginale. fleur virginale. On appelle Lait virginal, Certaine liqueur rouge composée particulierement d esprit de vin, de benjoin & de storax, qui estant jettée dans …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 Virginal — Vir gin*al, n. [Cf. F. virginale; probably so called from being used by young girls, or virgins.] (Mus.) An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire …

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  • 10 Virginal — (engl.), so v.w. Spinett …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Virgināl [1] — Virgināl, soviel wie Spinett (s. Klavier, S. 101) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Virgināl [2] — Virgināl, mittelhochdeutsches Epos aus der zweiten Hälfte des 13. Jahrh., das in einer dreizehnzeiligen Strophe, der sogen. Berner Weise, von den Heldentaten Dietrichs von Bern im Dienste der jungfräulichen Königin V. erzählt (hrsg. von Zupitza… …

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  • 13 Virginal — Virgināl, auch Dietrichs Drachenkämpfe, Dietrich und seine Gesellen oder Dietrichs erste Ausfahrt, Dichtung der deutschen Heldensage im Berner Ton, um 1250 entstanden (hg. von Zupitza, 1870) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 14 Virginal [2] — Virgināl, Musikinstrument, s. Spinett …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 virginal — adj. 2 g. Relativo a virgem; próprio de virgem …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 16 virginal — virgìnāl m <G virginála> DEFINICIJA glazb. žičani instrument srodan čembalu (vrlo raširen i popularan u Engleskoj u 16. i 17. st.) ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. virginalis …

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  • 17 virginal — Virginal, Virginalis, Virgineus …

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  • 18 virginal — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or appropriate for a virgin. ► NOUN ▪ an early spinet with the strings parallel to the keyboard. [ORIGIN: perhaps because usually played by young women.] …

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  • 19 virginal — virginal1 [vʉr′jə nəl] adj. [OFr < L virginalis] 1. of, characteristic of, or proper to a virgin; maidenly 2. remaining in a state of virginity 3. pure; fresh; untouched; unsullied 4. Zool. not fertilized virginal2 [vʉr′jə nəl] n …

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  • 20 virginal — 1. virginal, ale, aux [ virʒinal, o ] adj. • 1226; virginel XIe; lat. virginalis ♦ D une vierge; propre à une vierge. Pudeur, fraîcheur virginale. « L amour virginal n est qu une transition » (Hugo). virginal 2. virginal [ virʒinal ] n. m. •… …

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