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General meaning: slow tempo

Italian

 

adagietto

slow, slightly faster than adagio

adagio

slow, leisurely

larghetto

less slow than largo, almost andantino

lentamente

slowly

lento

slow, between andante and largo

tardamente

slowly, lingering

tardo

slowly, lingering

trascinando

dragging, delaying

 

French

 

lent

slow

lentement

slow

 

German

 

gedehnt

sustained, prolonged, slow and stately

getragen

sustained, sostenuto

gezogen

drawn out, slow and sustained

langsam

slow

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