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cantillate

[ kan-tl-eyt ]

verb (used with object)

, can·til·lat·ed, can·til·lat·ing.
  1. to chant; intone.


cantillate

/ ˈkæntɪˌleɪt /

verb

  1. to chant (passages of the Hebrew Scriptures) according to the traditional Jewish melody
  2. to intone or chant


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Other Words From

  • cantil·lation noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of cantillate1

1860–65; < Late Latin cantillātus sung low, hummed (past participle of cantillāre ), equivalent to cant- sing ( cant 1 ) + -ill- diminutive suffix + -ātus -ate 1
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Word History and Origins

Origin of cantillate1

C19: from Late Latin cantillāre to sing softly, from Latin cantāre to sing
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Example Sentences

Does Mr. Arnold Bennett cantillate his "copy" into the horn of a graphophone or use a motor-stylus?

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