English to Afrikaans Meaning :: dirge

Dirge :
klaagzang
- klaagzangdirges
 

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Noun(1) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

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(1) All night long the Greeks raise the funeral dirge .(2) Sirens wailed their mournful dirge as they raced towards the hotel.(3) Dozens of patients, mostly dressed in black, marched through the streets following a draped coffin while musicians played a dirge on a flageolet and melodion.(4) Terren's staff sang out with a lamenting dirge , causing many men to cast away their weapons and run for safety, allowing Terren to cut down their abandoned comrades with his staff and short, erratic bursts of magic.(5) A ÔÇÿthrenodyÔÇÖ is a dirge , a song of lamentation; the artist intended to create an environment that would be conducive to meditation on death and destruction.(6) I'm not sure what melancholy instrument it is that carries this ponderous, mournful dirge .(7) It was immediately regarded as a work of great power and emotional charge, especially the second movement, Preghiera per gli innocenti, a dirge in memory of the Great War's victims.(8) Highly effective as a literary dirge and lamentation, it comes up short when judged by the standards of the history discipline.(9) The winds howled their dirge about the rough-hewn stone dwellings huddled under the grim fortress of the Sorcerers who kept watch over the once-great plains of Kal Maros.(10) Of course, anything other than a funeral dirge might be a little too upbeat for the game.(11) One minute the crowd is jumping around, happy and hyped, and the next minute they are being subjected to an hour and half of music more suited to a funeral dirge ÔǪ(12) The first and last are love poems, but the second is a dirge for an Irish hero.(13) Somewhere, in the distance, a funeral dirge played.(14) Following debut album Appetite for Destruction, Axl starts referencing the likes of Elton John with the ecclesiastical piano dirge of ÔÇÿNovember RainÔÇÖ from follow-up Use Your Illusion.(15) The novel is a dirge that keens and lulls by turns.(16) What is ÔÇÿDanny Boy,ÔÇÖ after all, but a funeral dirge ?
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(1) dirge ::
klaagzang
Synonyms
Noun
1. elegy ::
elegie
2. lament ::
klaag
3. burial hymn ::
begrafnis gesang
4. threnody ::
threnody
5. requiem ::
Requiem
6. funeral march ::
dodemars
7. keen ::
gretig
Different Forms
dirge, dirges
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