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British English: /hɪm/
American English: /hɪm/

Translation of hymn in German:


  • 1 (Religion)
    Hymne Fem.
    Loblied Neutr.
    (sung in service) Kirchenlied Neutr.
    Easter hymn, hymn for Easter
    Osterlied Neutr.
  • 2 (song of praise) (literal or figurative)
    Hymne Fem.
    a hymn to nature
    eine Hymne an die Natur
    a hymn to Venus/England/the new age
    eine Hymne auf Venus/England/das neue Zeitalter

transitive verb

  • (praise with songs)
    besingen [formal]
    lobpreisen [literary] (Gott, Werke Gottes)
    [figurative] (praise) preisen [formal]

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