alleluia

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See also: alléluia

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin allelūia, from Hebrew הַלְּלוּיָהּ (Praise Jah!).

Interjection[edit]

alleluia

  1. A liturgical or variant form of hallelujah.

Noun[edit]

alleluia (plural alleluias)

  1. A liturgical form of hallelujah.
  2. (music) A choral composition incorporating alleluia in its text.
  3. The plant wood sorrel.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

alleluia (third-person singular simple present alleluias, present participle alleluiaing, simple past and past participle alleluiaed)

  1. Alternative spelling of hallelujah

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin allelūia, from Hebrew הַלְּלוּיָהּ (Praise Jah!).

Noun[edit]

alleluia m (invariable)

  1. hallelujah

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