From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Motif may refer to:

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Creative works[edit]



  • Motif (chess composition), an element of a move in the consideration of why the piece moves and how it supports the fulfillment of the problem stipulation

Musical instruments[edit]

  • Yamaha Motif, a series of music workstations, first released by Yamaha Corporation in August 2001


Other uses[edit]

  • Motif (software), a GUI specification and widget toolkit for Unix
  • Network motif, patterns (sub-graphs) that recur within a network much more often than expected at random

See also[edit]