cantillate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To chant or recite (a liturgical text) in a musical monotone.
    • To chant or recite (a liturgical text) in a musical monotone.
  • verb:
    • To chant, or to recite musically (especially in a synagogue)
    • recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    • To chant, or to recite musically (especially in a synagogue)
    • recite with music intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To chant; to recite with musical tones.
    • To chant; to recite with music shades.
  • others:
    • To chant, intone, or recite in a half-singing style, as in Jewish synagogues. Additionally spelled cantilate.
    • To chant, intone, or recite in a half-singing style, as with Jewish synagogues. Additionally spelled cantilate.

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