what does leitmotiv mean?
Maternidad es un leitmotiv? Que significa eso?
The German word "Leitmotif" or "Leitmotiv" is a recurring theme in a work of art or melody, oftentimes an opera The above phrase is likely some poetic phrase.
leitmotiv From The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition Copyright © 2009 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
leit·mo·tif also leit·mo·tiv
A melodic passage or phrase, especially in Wagnerian opera,
associated with a specific character, situation, or element.
A dominant and recurring theme, as in a novel.
As the dictionary explains, the word has come into English from the German language and has both Middle High German (leiten) and French (motif) roots
[German Leitmotiv : leiten, to lead (from Middle High German, from Old High German leitan; see leit- in Indo-European roots) + Motiv, motif (from French motif; see motif).]
leitmotif = a recurring theme