a short aria.
The style of the two Arabesques and the more successful of the ariettes oubliées is perfect.
The World’s Great Men of Music Harriette Brower
This, for instance, is the first poem in the section called “ariettes Oublis.”
The Kingdom of God is Within You, What is Art Lyof N. Tolstoi
I promised the daughter also some French ariettes, one of which I began to-day.
The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
noun (pl) -ettas, -ette (-ˈette), -ettes
a short relatively uncomplicated aria
thank you. Historical Examples He knew another word too, it was “arigato,” and it meant “thank you.” Captain June Alice Hegan Rice “arigato—arigato,” she said politely, as she bowed again and again. Little Sister Snow Frances Little
rightly; correctly; properly: I want to set things aright. Contemporary Examples At best, the artist gives us a fine-grained picture of her subjects, a picture that allows us to see them aright. Tears of Gaza: Why Context Matters Sigal Samuel September 24, 2012 Historical Examples “We don’t know how to direct it aright, that is […]
a member of a group of North American Indians of Pawnee origin who now inhabit the Dakota region. the Caddoan language spoken by the Arikara. Historical Examples “We are sorry we did not kill the white men,” was the word sent back by an Arikara. The Conquest Eva Emery Dye If the aged narrator had […]
(in Polynesia) a chief or king. Historical Examples These communities collectively acknowledged the superior prestige of an ariki, or hereditary high chief. The City of Auckland John Barr This misdemeanour was, in Maori eyes, fatal to his prestige as an ariki and a war-leader. The adventures of Kimble Bent James Cowan Next day the fern […]