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Meaning of “viola” in the English Dictionary

"viola" in British English

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violanoun [C]

uk   /viˈəʊ.lə/  us   /viˈoʊ.lə/
a ​woodenmusicalinstrument with four ​strings, ​held against the ​shoulder and ​played by ​moving a bowacross the ​strings. It is ​slightlylarger than the violin.
(Definition of viola from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"viola" in American English

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violanoun [C/U]

 us   /viˈoʊ·lə/
a ​woodenmusicalinstrument with four ​strings, ​slightlylarger than a ​violin, which a ​playerholds against his or her ​neck and ​plays with a ​bow (= ​stick with ​hairsattached to it), or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally
(Definition of viola from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “viola”
in Korean 비올라…
in Arabic كَمان مُتَوَسّط…
in Malaysian viola…
in French alto…
in Russian альт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中提琴…
in Italian viola…
in Turkish viyola…
in Polish altówka…
in Spanish viola…
in Vietnamese đàn viôla…
in Portuguese viola…
in Thai เครื่องดนตรีชนิดหนึ่ง คล้ายไวโอลิน แต่มีขนาดใหญ่กว่า และเสียงสูงกว่า…
in German die Viola…
in Catalan viola…
in Japanese ビオラ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中提琴…
in Indonesian biola besar…
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