son·​a·​ti·​na ˌsä-nə-ˈtē-nə How to pronounce sonatina (audio)
: a short usually simplified sonata

Word History


Italian, diminutive of sonata

First Known Use

1759, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sonatina was in 1759

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“Sonatina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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