Saturday, July 21, 2007

Transposing


trans•pose
Pronunciation: tran(t)s-'pOz
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): trans•posed; trans•pos•ing
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French transposer, from Latin transponere (perfect indicative transposui) to change the position of, from trans- + ponere to put, place –
1: to change in form or nature;
2: to render into another language, style, or manner of expression;
3: to transfer from one place or period to another, to shift;
4: to write or perform (a musical composition) in a different key;

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