Latin definition for: diesis, diesis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. first audible note of instrument (L+S)
  2. quarter tone
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Drama, Music, Theater, Art, Painting, Sculpture
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: 2 or 3 citations
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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