• Definition for "cantillation"
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cantillation definition

  • noun:
    • The intonation of a sentence, codified by markings that are look over as sequences of musical pitches.
    • A chanting; recitation or reading with musical modulations.
    • A chanting, intoning, or recitation in a half-singing design: specifically found in Jewish synagogues. In addition spelled cantilation.
    • liturgical chanting
    • The intonation of a sentence, codified by scars which are read as sequences of musical pitches.
    • A chanting; recitation or reading with music modulations.
    • A chanting, intoning, or recitation in a half-singing design: particularly used in Jewish synagogues. Also spelled cantilation.
    • liturgical chanting
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