psaltare

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

psaltare c

  1. a psaltery, an ancient music instrument
    Upp, psaltare och harpa!
    Up, psaltery and harp! (a Swedish hymn, lyrics by Johan Olof Wallin, 1819 or earlier)
    När I hören ljudet av horn, pipor, cittror, sambukor, psaltare, säckpipor och allahanda andra instrumenter, skolen I falla ned och tillbedja den gyllene bildstod som konung Nebukadnessar har låtit ställa upp.
    [That] at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up
  2. (definite and capitalized: Psaltaren) the psalter, the book of Psalms in the Bible, named after that instrument
  3. a book of prayers based on the book of Psalms
    En psaltare, tryckt av G. i Magdeburg 1481
    A psalter, printed by G. in Magdeburg in 1481

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