- 1A religious song or poem, typically of praise to God or a god: a Hellenistic hymn to ApolloMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Wine and even drunkenness are frequent images in medieval hymns and other religious poems.
- They should be ‘words’ that can't be easily guessed, like acronyms referring to hymns, praise songs, or verses.
- The Rig Veda is a collection of hymns praising the gods and glorifying the conquests and the heroics of the aristocratic Aryan cult.
- 1.1A formal song sung during Christian worship, typically by the whole congregation.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- In the Christian tradition, hymns are songs of worship, sung by congregation and choir.
- I used to feel good when I went to the local Congregational Church and sang hymns.
- The congregation also sang the hymns Lord Of All Hopefulness and Abide With Me, and heard clips of Peel speaking in a variety of radio broadcasts.
- 1.2A song, text, or other composition praising or celebrating someone or something: a most unusual passage like a hymn to the great outdoorsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- More precisely, the film is a hymn to the theatricality implicit in most love affairs: their deceptive art and sweet fraudulence.
- One of my favorite books is an extended hymn of praise to French food, wine and general attitude toward the pleasant things in life.
- Will Hutton's new book is a hymn of praise to Europe.
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- 1 [with object] Praise or celebrate (something): Johnson’s reply hymns educationMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Already enamoured of the small Canadian town, he began to hymn its praises in verse which he read to public gatherings.
- For example, they did not often gather together with harps and rebecks to celebrate their national glories, or to hymn their national heroes.
- He hymns the progress of the year just past and the minty weight of new policies waiting for examination.
- 2 [no object] • rare Sing hymns.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- There were Victorian songs of stilted enthusiasm for the innocence and clear sunny skies of the new country, hymned in the English art song idiom.
- All set for the kindling of the sacred fire, we hymn you, O Lord, with our verses, invoking your powerful grace.
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- There are also quieter passages - some dark, like ‘Off To The Mill,’ and others, like ‘Cocoon,’ featuring a more hymnic quality.
- In 1970 a new communion liturgy with four musical settings (contemporary, hymnic, chant, and folk) was published as CW - 2.
- The 1965 resolution of the LCMS convention clearly envisioned liturgical and hymnic materials ‘under a single cover.’
Old English, via Latin from Greek humnos 'ode or song in praise of a god or hero', used in the Septuagint to translate various Hebrew words, and hence in the New Testament and other Christian writings.