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andantino

[ ahn-dahn-tee-noh, an-dan-; Italian ahn-dahn-tee-naw ]
/ 藢蓱n d蓱n藞ti no蕣, 藢忙n d忙n-; Italian 藢蓱n d蓱n藞ti n蓴 /
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adjective, adverb
slightly faster than andante.
noun, plural an路dan路ti路nos, Italian an路dan路ti路ni [ahn-dahn-tee-nee]. /藢蓱n d蓱n藞ti ni/.
an andantino movement or piece.
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Origin of andantino

1810鈥20; <Italian, equivalent to andan(te) andante + -ino diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for andantino

andantino
/ (藢忙nd忙n藞ti藧n蓹蕣) music /

adjective, adverb
(to be performed) slightly faster, or slightly more slowly, than andante
noun plural -nos
a passage or piece to be performed in this manner

Word Origin for andantino

C19: diminutive of andante
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