Interlingua Wiki
Advertisement
See also dāncè

English[]

File:Ballroom dance exhibition.jpg

A man and woman dancing.

Etymology[]

Middle English daunsen, from Template:Xno[[Category:Template:Xno derivations|Dance]] [[dancer#Template:Xno|dancer, dauncer]] 'to dance' (compare Old French dancier), of Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|Dance]] origin, from Old Low Fraconian *dansōn 'to draw, pull, gesture' (cf. Old High German dansōn 'to draw, pull'), from *dinsan (cf. Template:Odt [[þinsan#Template:Odt|þinsan]] 'to move, tear', Old High German dinsan 'to draw out', Gothic þinsan 'to drag, draw, pull'), from Proto-Germanic *þánsōnan, þánsōjanan 'to stretch out', from Proto-Germanic *þínsanan 'to stretch', from Proto-Indo-European *ten-s, tenw(ə)- 'to pull'. See thin.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Dance

Plural
{{{1}}}

Dance ({{{1}}})

  1. A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.
  2. A social gathering where dancing is designed to take place.
  3. Template:Heraldiccharge A fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.
  4. A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.
  5. (uncountable) The art, profession, and study of dancing.

Hyponyms[]

  • See also Wikisaurus:dance

Derived terms[]

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Dance

Third person singular
danc

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Dance (third-person singular simple present danc, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (intransitive) To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.
    I danced with her all night long.
  2. (intransitive) To leap or move rapidly with strong emotion.
    His eyes danced with pleasure as he spoke.
  3. (transitive) To perform the steps to.
    Have you ever danced the tango?

Derived terms[]

Translations[]

See also[]

  • Appendix:Dances
  • disco
  • foxtrot
  • hiphop
  • jazz
  • modern
  • musical theatre
  • tap dancing
  • terpsichorean

External links[]

  • Template:Pedia
  • Template:Projectlink

Anagrams[]

  • acden,
  • acned
  • Caden
  • caned

French[]

Etymology[]

From English dance.

Noun[]

Dance f (usually uncountable)

  1. dance music

Galician[]

Verb[]

Dance

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of danzar.
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of danzar.

Portuguese[]

Verb[]

Dance

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of verb dançar.
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of verb dançar.
  3. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of verb dançar.
  4. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of verb dançar.
  5. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of verb dançar.
  6. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of verb dançar.

Spanish[]

Verb[]

Dance (infinitive danzar)

  1. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of danzar.
  2. formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of danzar.
  3. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of danzar.

ast:dance zh-min-nan:dance es:dance fa:dance fr:dance ko:dance hy:dance hr:dance io:dance id:dance it:dance kn:dance kk:dance sw:dance ku:dance lo:dance hu:dance ml:dance my:dance nl:dance ja:dance no:dance pl:dance ru:dance simple:dance fi:dance sv:dance ta:dance te:dance th:dance tr:dance vi:dance zh:dance

Advertisement