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Threnodic vs. Threnody

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Threnodicadjective

Pertaining or similar to a threnody.

Threnodynoun

A song or poem of lamentation or mourning for a dead person; a dirge; an elegy.

Threnodynoun

A song of lamentation; a threnode.

Threnodynoun

a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

Threnody

A threnody is a wailing ode, song, hymn or poem of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person. The term originates from the Greek word θρηνῳδία (threnoidia), from θρῆνος (threnos, ) and ᾠδή (oide, ), the latter ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *h₂weyd- () that is also the precursor of such words as , , , , and .

‘wailing’; ‘ode’; ‘to sing’; ‘ode’; ‘tragedy’; ‘comedy’; ‘parody’; ‘melody’; ‘rhapsody’;

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