To feel, to do, to stride forward in elation chanting a paean of triumphant life. Largely a paean to ibm, which at the time was the most powerful company on earth, this highly readable book was unimaginably successful, getting quoted, imitated, and praised everywhere by everybody as soon as it appeared. Paeans article about paeans by the free dictionary. Paean synonyms, paean antonyms merriamwebster thesaurus. A paean is a song of elation, praise, or gratitude. You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. English to marathi dictionary marathi to english dictionary read text browse words favorite words learn words vocabulary games. The handbook of english pronunciation presents a comprehensive exploration of english pronunciation with essential topics for applied linguistics researchers and teachers, including language acquisition, varieties of english, historical perspectives, accents changing role, and connections to discourse, technology, and pedagogy. Listen to the audio pronunciation in the cambridge english dictionary. How to use paean, paeon, peon correctly grammarist. In time paeon or paean became an epithet of apollo as a god capable of bringing disease and propitiated as a god of healing.
In its modern origins california was paean to progress in the best sense of the word. Instead, the book is a paean to family, the navy and heroism. The officers, led by the captain waving his cap from the bridge, joined in the paean. Paeon definition, a foot of one long and three short syllables in any order. Definition of paean noun in oxford advanced learners dictionary.
Add the power of cambridge dictionary to your website using our free search box widgets. His book of photographs was a paean to the africanamerican community. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year. Synonyms for paean at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions.
The handbook of english pronunciation wiley online books. Spanish browse the english dictionary browse the spanish dictionary browse the english spanish translations browse the. The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Definition and synonyms of paean from the online english dictionary from macmillan education.
Definition noun ancient greece a hymn of praise especially one sung in ancient greece to invoke or thank a deity. In quantitative verse, a foot of one long syllable and three short syllables occurring in any order. Paean dictionary definition paean defined yourdictionary. It comes from the greek also or, song of triumph, any solemn song or chant. Definition of paean written for english language learners from the merriamwebster learners dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and countnoncount noun labels. These fact sheets have been developed by the amep research centre to provide amep teachers with information on areas of professional concern. How to pronounce paean in english cambridge dictionary. Paean definition and meaning collins english dictionary. Latinitatis augmented edition, 18831887 paean in gaffiot, felix 1934 dictionnaire illustre latinfrancais, hachette.
From longman dictionary of contemporary english related topics. Paean definition is a joyous song or hymn of praise, tribute, thanksgiving, or triumph. Proper usage and audio pronunciation plus ipa phonetic transcription of the word paean. Change your default dictionary to american english. Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples log in dictionary. Paean definition, any song of praise, joy, or triumph. The golden glow of the sunset was running in his veins in. In a space stripped of its catholic and royal decoration, the tomb became a secular paean to a republican hero.
How to use paean, paeon, peon correctly grammarist grammarist is a professional online english grammar dictionary, that provides a variety of grammatical tools, rules and tips in order to improve your grammar and to. This novel is a dreamy paean to a place that at times seems to transcend the bounds of reality. Paean definition for englishlanguage learners from. Paeon was also the name of a divine physician and an epithet of apollo. The paean, a hymn of praise to apollo and often to other gods, was sung as a prayer for safety or deliverance at battles and other important occasions. Social security administration public data, the first name paean was not present. Paeon definition and meaning collins english dictionary. Paean definition for englishlanguage learners from merriam. In homer, paeon 2 was the greek physician of the gods. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning. A paean is a piece of music, writing, or film that expresses praise, admiration, or. Meaning of paean and a memory aid called mnemonic to retain that meaning for long time in our memory. Breaking a name down into syllables can make pronouncing it much easier. Paeon definition is a metrical foot of four syllables with one long and three short syllables as in classical prosody or with one stressed and three unstressed syllables as in english prosody.
Lewis and charles short 1879 a latin dictionary, oxford. Paean is a song that expresses great or enthusiastic joy or praise. But the book was ultimately a paean to mans fighting spirit. Dictionary grammar blog school scrabble thesaurus translator quiz more resources more from collins. All the poems are short paeans to the indomitable courage of ordinary suffering people. Paean definition in the cambridge english dictionary. If you see the name paean divided into smaller parts you can try to pronounce each part separately to get correct emphasis. Paean noun definition and synonyms macmillan dictionary.
Information and translations of paean in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions. Practice using everyday, one word, and every day, two words, in this fun quiz with everyday example sentences. Paean pronunciation in english cambridge dictionary. From latin paean a hymn, especially a victory hymn, to apollo or another. Definition noun a formal expression of praise synonyms. In iliad v he heals the wounded ares and hades with his herbal lore. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and. Paean noun meaning, pronunciation and more by macmillan dictionary.995 272 514 228 882 142 1013 1470 1201 188 894 90 1416 389 1093 1016 612 866 1 1010 1309 352 391 402 1170 1498 222 636 553 443 139