cantillation

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Genesis 1:9: God said, "Let the waters be collected."
Letters in black, vowel points and d'geshim (gemination marks) in red, cantillation in blue.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˌkæntɪˈleɪʃən/

NounEdit

cantillation (countable and uncountable, plural cantillations)

  1. The intonation of a sentence, especially in Hebrew script, codified by marks which are read as sequences of musical pitches.
  2. Chanting.

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NounEdit

cantillation f (plural cantillations)

  1. cantillation (the act of cantillating)