Translation of hymn in Spanish:

hymn

Pronunciation: /hɪm/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] cántico (masculine), himno (masculine) to sing from the same hymn sheet cantar al son de la misma música
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2 (paean) himno (masculine), canto (masculine)
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    • 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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