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Meaning of "Psalter" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PSALTER

Old English psaltere, from Late Latin psaltērium, from Greek psaltērion stringed instrument, from psallein to play a stringed instrument.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PSALTER

Psalter  [ˈsɔːltə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PSALTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Psalter 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 PSALTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Psalter

Psalter

A psalter is a volume containing the Book of Psalms, often with other devotional material bound in as well, such as a liturgical calendar and litany of the Saints. Until the later medieval emergence of the book of hours, psalters were the books most widely owned by wealthy lay persons and were commonly used for learning to read. Many Psalters were richly illuminated and they include some of the most spectacular surviving examples of medieval book art.

Definition of Psalter in the English dictionary

The first definition of Psalter in the dictionary is another name for Psalms, esp in the version in the Book of Common Prayer. Other definition of Psalter is a translation, musical, or metrical version of the Psalms. Psalter is also a devotional or liturgical book containing a version of Psalms, often with a musical setting.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PSALTER


altar
ˈɔːltə
alter
ˈɔːltə
assaulter
əˈsɔːltə
defaulter
dɪˈfɔːltə
desalter
diːˈsɔːltə
drysalter
ˈdraɪˌsɔːltə
exalter
ɪɡˈzɔːltə
falter
ˈfɔːltə
gaulter
ˈɡɔːltə
Gibraltar
dʒɪˈbrɔːltə
halter
ˈhɔːltə
Malta
ˈmɔːltə
misalter
ˌmɪsˈɔːltə
palter
ˈpɔːltə
pole-vaulter
ˈpəʊlˌvɔːltə
re-alter
riːˈɔːltə
salter
ˈsɔːltə
superaltar
ˈsuːpərˌɔːltə
vaulter
ˈvɔːltə
waghalter
ˈwæɡˌhɔːltə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PSALTER

Ps.
PSA
psaligraphy
psalm
psalmbook
psalmic
psalmist
psalmodic
psalmodical
psalmodies
psalmodise
psalmodist
psalmodize
psalmody
Psalms

WORDS THAT END LIKE PSALTER

air filter
asphalter
band-pass filter
consulter
coulter
filter
homeless shelter
milter
occulter
oil filter
poulter
quilter
sesquialter
shelter
skelter
swelter
tax shelter
Walter
water filter
welter

Synonyms and antonyms of Psalter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Psalter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PSALTER

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

Translator English - Chinese

诗篇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Salterio
570 millions of speakers

English

Psalter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भजनमाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سفر المزامير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Псалтырь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Saltério
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাল্টার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

psautier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Psalter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Psalter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

詩篇
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시편
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pandhita
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thánh thi tập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சால்ட்டர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साल्टर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zebur
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

salterio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Psałterz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Псалтир
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Psaltire
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ψαλτήρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Psalter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Psalteren
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Psalter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Psalter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PSALTER»

The term «Psalter» is regularly used and occupies the 99.343 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PSALTER» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PSALTER»

Discover the use of Psalter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Psalter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Eadwine Psalter: Text, Image, and Monastic Culture in ...
In the past the various aspects of this complex compilation have been treated individually (or in some cases not at all).
Margaret T. Gibson, T. A. Heslop, Richard William Pfaff, 1992
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A New Metrical Psalter
Includes Canticles and Invitatories for the Daily Office for both Rite I and Rite II. Please note: This is the version based on the Book of Common Prayer Lectionary and originally published in 1986.
Christopher L. Webber, 1986
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Portland Psalter: Book Two
With this volume, the church is provided with a complete musical psalm resource and more of the fresh and singable settings for which Hawthorne is noted.
Robert A. Hawthorne, 2003
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The Message of the Psalter: An Eschatological Programme in ...
This intriguing work argues that the book of Psalms has been redacted to reflect a programme of eschatological events like that of Zechariah 9-14.
David C. Mitchell, 1997
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A Hymntune Psalter: Advent Through the Day of Pentecost
The HymnTune Psalter, an immediate success throughout the church when it debuted in 1998, has now been revised and reorganized for the Revised Common Lectionary.
Carl P. Daw, Jr., Kevin R. Hackett, 2007
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Psalter: Psalms and Canticles for Singing
InThe Psalter: Psalms and Canticles for Singing, one will find a variety of responsorial psalm settings ranging from old forms to the contemporary.
None, 1993
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Medieval Rural Life in the Luttrell Psalter
Attractive marginal illustrations in this celebrated psalter show scenes of life in medieval England: the annual cycle of growing crops, domestic animals, sports, pastimes, entertainers and musicians.
Janet Backhouse, 2000
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The Queen Mary Psalter: A Study of Affect and Audience
Illuminated manuscripts are among the more intimate works of art surviving from the medieval period, for they usually were designed to edify & delight a specific owner.
Anne Rudloff Stanton, 2001
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The Psalter: Psalms and Canticles for Singing
This collection contains sixty-two psalm settings and eighteen canticles selected from The Psalter: Psalms and Canticles for Singing, published by Westminster/John Knox Press in 1993, that may be easily sung by a choir.
Hal H. Hopson, 2011
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The Emergent Psalter
Featuring music written for two emerging communities (Transmission in New York and Church of the Apostles in Seattle), this book is an excellent resource for anyone producing an alternative worship service or thinking of starting one.
Isaac Everett, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PSALTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Psalter is used in the context of the following news items.
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They invoke saint, visit shrine to find lost items
It is believed that a novice stole his Psalter (a book of Psalms). When St Anthony was unable to find it, he prayed.Suddenly, a huge image of the saint appeared ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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11th Century Byzantine Theodore Psalter
The psalter, a copy of the Psalms designed for personal or liturgical uses, was an important text in Byzantinum, particularly in monastic life. Among the many ... «NFTU, Jul 15»
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Sachsenkam - Psalter und Hümmelchen
Höfische Tanz- und Tafelmusik bringen die Spielleute der Gruppe Lumen am Donnerstag, 25. Juni, von 19.30 Uhr an in die Reutberger Klosterkirche. «Süddeutsche.de, Jun 15»
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Prof. Mirjam van Veen: Geneefse Psalter is monument in de …
Het Geneefse Psalter was al bij zijn ontstaan in de zestiende eeuw een monument in de muziekgeschiedenis. Op ingenieuze wijze bouwde het psalter voort op ... «Reformatorisch Dagblad, Jun 15»
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Psalter lecture in Spalding
Spalding Gentlemen's Society presents a lecture on The Recreation of a Page from the Westminster Psalter on Tuesday (7.30pm) at St Mary & St Nicolas Parish ... «Spalding Guardian, Jun 15»
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Discovery of Spurgeon's Psalter a 'treasure'
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Scholars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have discovered, within the institution's Spurgeon Library collection, a Psalter ... «BP News, Mar 15»
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Tag 25: Was ist eigentlich der Albani-Psalter?
No TitleAusstellung Albani Psalter Dommuseum Er gehört zu den größten Kunstschätzen der Stadt: der Albani-Psalter, die größte Prachthandschrift der ... «www.hildesheimer-allgemeine.de, Jan 15»
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Book Notice: Tremper Longman on the Psalms (TOTC)
Tremper Longman III's 2014 TOTC commentary interprets each psalm separately from its immediate context in the Psalter. Longman eschews the canonical ... «Patheos, Dec 14»
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Engelen met bijlen en speren
Het Utrechts Psalter, in bezit van de Universi-teitsbibliotheek Utrecht, is genomineerd voor de Unesco-werelderfgoed-lijst voor documenten. Conservator ... «Volkskrant, Nov 14»
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Psalter als wereldgeheugen
24 november 2014 - Het fraaiste en beroemdste handschrift uit de vroegste middeleeuwen in ons land, het Utrecht Psalter, was een grote 'leerschool' voor ... «ScienceGuide, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Psalter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/psalter>. Jul 2020 ».
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