Translation of dirge in Spanish:


canto fúnebre, n.

Pronunciation /dəːdʒ//dərdʒ/


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    canto fúnebre masculine
    • To commemorate his death anniversary Salar Jung Museum has organised a special exhibition of manuscripts, dirges and elegies.
    • The funeral procession parades slowly through the streets, followed by a band playing a mournful dirge as it moves to the cemetery.
    • All night long the Greeks raise the funeral dirge.
    • They stepped so high, the bagpipes sounded a dirge, they snapped their heads around at attention at their commanding officer.
    • Mixing the ‘let freedom ring’ chorus in with the funeral dirge that is still ringing in the hearts of the victims' families is just shy of vile.
    • 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…
    • Somewhere, in the distance, a funeral dirge played.
    • 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.
    • If you are one of the resort's pool of bankrupt songwriters but still have grave interests and tendencies, think about turning to writing dirges for funerals.
    • It does not lie in the funeral dirges of Lebanon and Israel, the bombings in Baghdad and the British Army's game of cat and mouse in the deserts of Helmand.
    • A ‘threnody’ is a dirge, a song of lamentation; the artist intended to create an environment that would be conducive to meditation on death and destruction.
    • Of course, anything other than a funeral dirge might be a little too upbeat for the game.
    • What is ‘Danny Boy,’ after all, but a funeral dirge?
    • The first and last are love poems, but the second is a dirge for an Irish hero.
    • 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.