Paean definition in the cambridge english dictionary. 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. Paeans article about paeans by the free dictionary. You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics. From longman dictionary of contemporary english related topics. Meaning of paean and a memory aid called mnemonic to retain that meaning for long time in our memory. Paean pronunciation in english cambridge dictionary. Antiquity a hymn of invocation or thanksgiving to apollo or some other ancient greek deity. The golden glow of the sunset was running in his veins in. Proper usage and audio pronunciation plus ipa phonetic transcription of the word paean. Paeon definition, a foot of one long and three short syllables in any order. To feel, to do, to stride forward in elation chanting a paean of triumphant life.
This is the british english pronunciation of paean. The golden glow of the sunset was running in his veins. Paean definition and meaning collins english dictionary. What paean means in marathi, paean meaning in marathi, paean definition, examples and pronunciation of paean in marathi language. The handbook of english pronunciation wiley online books. Definition noun ancient greece a hymn of praise especially one sung in ancient greece to invoke or thank a deity. In a space stripped of its catholic and royal decoration, the tomb became a secular paean to a republican hero. Many of his poems are on one level paeans to the existence of colour, the apprehension of which often provides the substance and the occasion of poetry. Change your default dictionary to american english. From latin paean a hymn, especially a victory hymn, to apollo or another. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. Breaking a name down into syllables can make pronouncing it much easier.
All the poems are short paeans to the indomitable courage of ordinary suffering people. A paean is a piece of music, writing, or film that expresses praise, admiration, or. Synonyms for paean at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and. The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Dictionary grammar blog school scrabble thesaurus translator quiz more resources more from collins. A paean is a song of elation, praise, or gratitude. The book is an unabashed paean to the actresses, and their roles, who account for so much of its interest.
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. 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. In homer, paeon 2 was the greek physician of the gods. English to marathi dictionary marathi to english dictionary read text browse words favorite words learn words vocabulary games.
Information and translations of paean in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions. In iliad v he heals the wounded ares and hades with his herbal lore. It comes from the greek also or, song of triumph, any solemn song or chant. Dictionary of greek leiden indoeuropean etymological dictionary series. Paean definition, any song of praise, joy, or triumph.
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. If you see the name paean divided into smaller parts you can try to pronounce each part separately to get correct emphasis. His book of photographs was a paean to the africanamerican community. O iacchos son of kadmeian semele o born of the thunder. Paean definition for englishlanguage learners from. Paeon definition and meaning collins english dictionary. Listen to the audio pronunciation in the cambridge english dictionary.
Latinitatis augmented edition, 18831887 paean in gaffiot, felix 1934 dictionnaire illustre latinfrancais, hachette. They provide a summary as well as identifying some annotated references that can be used to broaden knowledge and extend understanding. Paean definition is a joyous song or hymn of praise, tribute, thanksgiving, or triumph. Paean definition for englishlanguage learners from merriam.
Paean synonyms, paean antonyms merriamwebster thesaurus. Practice using everyday, one word, and every day, two words, in this fun quiz with everyday example sentences. How to pronounce paean in english cambridge dictionary. The officers, led by the captain waving his cap from the bridge, joined in the paean. Information about paean in the dictionary, synonyms and antonyms. Lets say youre in ancient greece and you want to thank the gods for giving you something awesomeyou know, like a really tasty orange or the death of one of your enemies. 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. In its modern origins california was paean to progress in the best sense of the word. In time paeon or paean became an epithet of apollo as a god capable of bringing disease and propitiated as a god of healing. Definition and synonyms of paean from the online english dictionary from macmillan education this is the british english pronunciation of paean view american english pronunciation of paean. Social security administration public data, the first name paean was not present. Instead, the book is a paean to family, the navy and heroism. Paeon was also the name of a divine physician and an epithet of apollo.
Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples log in dictionary. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year. This novel is a dreamy paean to a place that at times seems to transcend the bounds of reality. But the book was ultimately a paean to mans fighting spirit. Definition noun a formal expression of praise synonyms. The paean, a hymn of praise to apollo and often to other gods, was sung as a prayer for safety or deliverance. In quantitative verse, a foot of one long syllable and three short syllables occurring in any order. In classical antiquity, it is usually performed by a chorus, but some examples seem intended for an individual voice monody.560 1086 1031 1026 284 764 1284 509 1042 1175 861 985 660 312 174 1100 949 69 1089 923 1392 1213 385 741 1450 203 233 1305 994 476 44 928 1418 1526 1510 306 1525 1310 1249 1153 1078 1029 1115 1030 1492 475