Definición de decani en inglés:

decani

Saltos de línea: de¦cani
Pronunciación: /dɪˈkeɪnʌɪ
 
/

sustantivo

The section of a church or cathedral choir conventionally placed on the south side and taking the first or higher part in antiphonal singing. The opposite of cantoris.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The cathedral precentor sits opposite the dean - whence the name for the two sides of the choir: decani and cantoris (‘of the singer’, i.e. the precentor).
  • The post-Reformation choir was usually split into two antiphonal groups: cantoris on the precentor's side and decani opposite on the dean's side.

Origen

mid 18th century: from Latin, literally 'of the dean' (see dean1).

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