来自意大利语 sonata,发出声音的，阴性格于*sonatus,过去分词格于 sonare,发出声音，回响， 词源同 sound.后词性由形容词作名词，引申词义奏鸣曲。
- sonata: see sound
- sonata (n.)
- 1690s, from Italian sonata "piece of instrumental music," literally "sounded" (i.e. "played on an instrument," as opposed to cantata "sung"), fem. past participle of sonare "to sound," from Latin sonare "to sound," from PIE *swene-, from root *swen- "to sound" (see sound (n.1)). Meaning narrowed by mid-18c. toward application to large-scale works in three or four movements.
- 1. The critics rhapsodized over her perfor-mance in "Autumn Sonata"
- 2. The operation was code-named Moonlight Sonata.
- 3. He played a piano sonata of his own composition.
- 4. The young boy played the violin sonata masterfully.
- 5. He played a Beethoven sonata yesterday.
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