Music Thesaurus

General meaning: gentle

Italian

 

accarezzevole

caressingly, coaxingly

affetuoso

tenderly, with feeling

agevole

easy, light

agiatamente

easily, indolently

amabile

tenderly, with feeling

carezzando

caressingly, soothingly

come un mormorio

like a murmur

con carità

with tender expression

con lenezza

faintly, quietly, gently

consolante

consoling, smooth

delicato

delicate, elegant, refined

dolce

soft and sweet

gracile

graceful, delicate

leno

faint, gentle, quiet

morbidissimo

very tenderly, softly

morbido

soft, tender

mormoroso

murmuring, gentle and subdued

raddolcendo

growing calmer and gentler

raddolcito

calmer, gentler

sfogato

sing lightly and airily

sfumato

very lightly, like vanishing smoke

susurrando

whispering, murmuring

teneramente

tenderly, delicately, softly

 
French  

caressant

caressingly, soothingly

doux, douce

gentle, sweet, soft

 

German

 

gehaucht

sighing, played lightly and softly

herzig

hearty, tender

lieblich

lovely, sweet, charming

süss

sweet

sanft

soft, low

weich

soft, tender, mellow, suave

zärtlich

tender, caressing

zart

tender, soft, delicate, dolce

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