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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: VIOLA(0.02299 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to VIOLA.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
2: large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions [syn: genus Viola
3: a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin,
tuned a fifth lower
English → English (gcide)
Viola \Vi"o*la\, n. [L., a violet. See Violet.] (Bot.)
A genus of polypetalous herbaceous plants, including all
kinds of violets.
Viola \Vi"o*la\, n. [It. See Viol.] (Mus.)
An instrument in form and use resembling the violin, but
larger, and a fifth lower in compass.
Viola da braccio [It., viol for the arm], the tenor viol,
or viola, a fifth lower than the violin. Its part is
written in the alto clef, hence it is sometimes called the
Viola da gamba [It., viol for the leg], an instrument
resembling the viola, but larger, and held between the
knees. It is now rarely used.
Viola da spalla [It., viol for the shoulder], an instrument
formerly used, resembling the viola, and intermediate in
size between the viola and the viola da gamba.
Viola di amore [It., viol of love: cf. F. viole d'amour], a
viol, larger than the viola, having catgut strings upon,
and brass or steel wires under, the keyboard. These,
sounding sympathetically with the strings, yield a
peculiarly soft and silvery sound. It is now seldom used.