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Meaning of "psalmody" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PSALMODY

Via Late Latin from Greek psalmōdia singing accompanied by a harp, from psalmos (see psalm) + ōidēode.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PSALMODY

psalmody  [ˈsɑːmədɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PSALMODY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Psalmody is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PSALMODY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

psalmody

Psalms

The Book of Psalms, commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim, the third section of the Hebrew Bible. The English title is from the Greek translation, ψαλμοί psalmoi, meaning "instrumental music" and, by extension, "the words accompanying the music." There are 150 psalms in the Jewish and Western Christian tradition, many of them linked to the name of King David, but his authorship is not accepted by most modern Bible scholars.

Definition of psalmody in the English dictionary

The definition of psalmody in the dictionary is the act of singing psalms or hymns. Other definition of psalmody is the art or practice of the setting to music or singing of psalms.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PSALMODY


bastardy
ˈbɑːstədɪ
beardie
ˈbɪədɪ
custody
ˈkʌstədɪ
jeopardy
ˈdʒɛpədɪ
Lombardy
ˈlɒmbədɪ
Mahanadi
məˈhɑːnədɪ
malady
ˈmælədɪ
melody
ˈmɛlədɪ
Monteverdi
ˌmɒntɪˈvɛədɪ
nobody
ˈnəʊbədɪ
parody
ˈpærədɪ
Picardy
ˈpɪkədɪ
rhapsody
ˈræpsədɪ
Saturday
ˈsætədɪ
scaredy
ˈskɛədɪ
somebody
ˈsʌmbədɪ
threnody
ˈθrɛnədɪ
Verdi
ˈvɛədɪ
yesterday
ˈjɛstədɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PSALMODY

psaligraphy
psalm
psalmbook
psalmic
psalmist
psalmodic
psalmodical
psalmodies
psalmodise
psalmodist
psalmodize
Psalms
Psalter
psalteria
psalterian
psalteries
psalterium
psaltery
psaltress
psammite

WORDS THAT END LIKE PSALMODY

all-metal body
antibody
anybody
black body
bloody
body
Cody
embody
everybody
fat body
goody
governing body
homebody
hoody
monoclonal antibody
moody
Peabody
unibody
upper body
woody

Synonyms and antonyms of psalmody in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «psalmody» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PSALMODY

Find out the translation of psalmody to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of psalmody from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «psalmody» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

唱赞美诗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

salmodia
570 millions of speakers

English

psalmody
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भजन गाने की कला
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ترتيل المزامير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пение псалмов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

psalmody
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রার্থনা-সঙ্গীত সমূহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

psalmodie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Psalmody
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Psalmodie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

賛美歌を歌うこと
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

psalmody
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Psalmody
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

cách hát thánh thi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இறை வணக்கப் பாடல்களுக்கு இசை அமைத்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्तोत्रलेखन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mezmur okuma sanatı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

salmodia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

psalmodia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спів псалмів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

psalmodie
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ψαλμωδία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

psalms
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

psalmody
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

psalmody
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of psalmody

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PSALMODY»

The term «psalmody» is normally little used and occupies the 113.598 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PSALMODY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about psalmody

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PSALMODY»

Discover the use of psalmody in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to psalmody and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Scheme for rendering psalmody congregational, 1835; together ...
First published in the 1830s, this treatise marked the beginning of a new era in British music teaching.
Sarah Glover, 1982
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An Index to Anglo-American Psalmody in Modern Critical Editions
An Index to Anglo-American Psalmody in Modern Critical Editions (hereafter referred to as Psalmody Index) provides access to a historical repertory that has become increasingly important to both scholars and performers over the past quarter ...
Karl Kroeger, Marie Kroeger, 2000
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Psalmody Improved: Containing Upwards of Seventy Portions of ...
Containing Upwards of Seventy Portions of the Psalms of David, and Thirteen Hymns for Particular Occasions, Adapted to the Best Old & Modern Melodies & Some Few Never Before Published, with a Short Interlude Adapted to Each : Also Te ...
William Gresham, John Gresham, 1801
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The Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Psalmody 535 the difference placed over the final syllables of the lesser * Doxology (E u o u a e, from seculorum Amen), with which the singing of a Psalm concludes. Because in the simpler tones much of the text is sung to the reciting tone, ...
Don Michael Randel, 1999
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A Vindication of the "Letters on Psalmody": From the ...
That is precisely "the question" discussed in the first five "Letters on Psalmody." It is demonstrated that the reviewer uses no version (or translation) of God's Psalm book at all, but really a patchwork paraphrase of that " book !" — a Psalmody in ...
William Annan, 1866
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Letters on psalmody: a review of the leading arguments for ...
We shall thus more fully test the professions of these brethren, viz. that " like the prose version of the Bible, their Psalmody is the word of God." Suppose that any man or set of men should publish the whole Bible with such comments, ...
William Annan, 1859
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Four Centuries of Scottish Psalmody
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Millar Patrick, 2013
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Public psalmody; or, The worship of praise in the ...
Samuel Cowdy. brous withal, appeared from time to time. But these seem to have been not often adopted for public worship, the objection being so strong against the use of any but inspired psalms. The witty Herbert and the solemn Milton ...
Samuel Cowdy, 1856
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Church Psalmody. Hints for the improvement of a Collection ...
CHURCH. PSALMODY,. ETC. HERE, at last, we have a Collection of Hymns for the use of Churchmen, which carries with it something of authority. The name of the venerable Society will go a good way with many; the general sanction of the ...
John Hampden GURNEY, Thomas Vincent FOSBERY, 1853
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A manual of parochial psalmody; comprising select portions ...
Thomas Hartwell Horne. acknowledge ; some doctrine, which all unfeignedly and reverentially believe ; praise to God for instances of mercy and goodness, of which all are or may be partakers ; confessions of sin which all have more or less  ...
Thomas Hartwell Horne, 1829

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PSALMODY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term psalmody is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chamber Singers to Present Concert Before Leaving for England
Students learned about British language and cultural practices along with the artistic genres of Choral Evensong and Psalmody. “A little advance preparation ... «Tennessee Today, Jul 15»
2
Schola Cantorum choir performs in Mountain Lakes
“The choir will sing Evensong in the Anglican tradition with sung psalmody and canticles. Scripture is read, the prayers will be chanted and an anthem offered.”. «Daily Record, Jun 15»
3
Schola Cantorum to present Choral Evensong at St. Peter's in …
The Reverend Adele Hatfield said, "The choir will sing Evensong in the Anglican tradition with sung psalmody and canticles. Scripture is read, the prayers will be ... «NorthJersey.com, Jun 15»
4
Silent Action of the Heart
The Council thus proposes other means of promoting participation: “acclamations, responses, psalmody, antiphons, and songs, as well as by actions, gestures, ... «Catholic World Report, Jun 15»
5
Tunisians win Quran memorisation and recitation contest
Kasbah (Tunisia): Two Tunisians won the first prize at the 14th International Quran memorisation, recitation and psalmody competition held at the Zitouna ... «ummid.com, May 15»
6
Grousing at God, Barking at Saints, and a Constant Renewal
... cranks, but as I relate in this piece, the act of morning prayer (and of giving oneself over to a little psalmody) can be a great balm, and a perspective-builder. «Patheos, Mar 15»
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St-Laurent-d'Aigouze : Ukraine de la manade Fourmaud, un …
A 22 ans Camille, après avoir été pendant les 4 premières années stagiaire à la manade Fourmaud de Psalmody puis y a fait 2 ans d'apprentissage, va passer ... «Midi Libre, Feb 15»
8
Founders learned liberty without God is tyranny
... prophecy, psalmody, morality, allegory, legislation, carried through different books, by different authors, at different ages, for different ends and purposes.”. «WND.com, Jan 15»
9
Program helps minority biz owners get credit
Corporate Credit Info, based in St. Clair, Michigan and produced by Psalmody Int'l Publishing Group, has helped thousands of aspiring and existing business ... «New Pittsburgh Courier, Jan 15»
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La fabuleuse histoire des vignobles de la Petite Camargue (3)
On parle de Domaine royal de Jarras, car ce dernier a été acheté par saint Louis aux moines de l'abbaye de la Psalmody en 1244 pour avoir un accès à la mer ... «Le Point, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Psalmody [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/psalmody>. Nov 2019 ».
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