Chant

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English

Verb

Chant (third-person singular simple present Chants, present participle Chanting, simple past and past participle Chanted)

  1. To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.

Noun

Chant (plural Chants)
  1. Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.

Adjectives for Chant

intoned; low; emotional; deep-toned; touching; barbaric; monotonous; fragmentary; musical; frenzied; rhythmical; sonorous; rude; solemn; wild; pathetic; droning; mellow; melancholy; triumphant; virginal; wailing; aspirated; joyful; impassioned; aritiphonal; liturgic; Gregorian; weird; doleful; guttural; nasal; funeral; ominous; intellectual; wordless; outlandish; obstreperous; pagan; tribal; lachrymose; eerie.

Thesaurus

hymn, hymn of praise, hymnody, hymnography, hymnology, intonate, intone, keen, laud, lay, lied, lilt, love song, love-lilt, mantra, matin, minstrel, minstrel song, minstrelsy, monody, motet, mumble, murmur, mutter, national anthem, offertory, offertory sentence, paean, pant, pipe, prothalamium, psalm, psalmody, quaver, refrain, repeat, repetend, report, response, responsory, ritornello, roar, roulade, rumble, scream, screech, serena, serenade, serenata, shake, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, sing in chorus, singsong, snap, snarl, snort, sob, sol-fa, solmizate, song, squall, squawk, squeal, theme song, thunder, torch song, tremolo, trill, troll, trumpet, tune, twang, tweedle, tweedledee, twit, twitter, undersong, versicle, vocalize, wail, war song, warble, wedding song, whine, whisper, whistle, yap, yawp, yell, yelp, yodel, Agnus Dei, Benedicite, Brautlied, Christmas carol, Gloria, Gloria Patri, Gloria in Excelsis, Introit, Kunstlied, Liebeslied, Magnificat, Miserere, Nunc Dimittis, Te Deum, Trisagion, Vedic hymn, Volkslied, alba, alleluia, answer, anthem, antiphon, antiphony, art song, aubade, ballad, ballade, ballata, barcarole, bark, bawl, bellow, bis, blare, blat, blubber, blues, blues song, boat song, bob, boom, bray, breathe, bridal hymn, brindisi, burden, buzz, cackle, calypso, canso, canticle, canzone, canzonet, canzonetta, carol, cavatina, chanson, chantey, chirp, chirrup, choir, chorale, chorus, coo, croon, croon song, crow, descant, dirge, ditto, ditty, do-re-mi, doxology, drawl, drinking song, epithalamium, exclaim, flute, folk song, gasp, growl, grunt, hallelujah, hiss, hosanna, hum, hymeneal,

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old French chanter, from Latin cantō (to sing)

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Dutch

Verb

Chant

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of chanten.
  2. imperative of chanten.

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French

Etymology

Latin cantus

Pronunciation

Noun

Chant m. (plural Chants)

  1. song

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Old French

Etymology

Latin cantus

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /tʃãnt/

Noun

Chant m. (oblique plural chans, nominative singular chans, nominative plural Chant)

  1. song

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Romansch

Verb

Chant

  1. first-person singular present indicative of chantar

Welsh

Noun

chant m.

  1. Cant with the aspirate mutation.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cant gant nghant chant
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