hallelujah

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew הללויה (Praise Jah!).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hallelujah

  1. An exclamation used in songs of praise or thanksgiving to God.
  2. A general expression of gratitude or adoration.
    Hallelujah! It’s finally the weekend!

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Noun[edit]

hallelujah (plural hallelujahs)

  1. A shout of “Hallelujah”.
  2. (in the plural) General praise.

Quotations[edit]

  • So sung they, and the empyrean rung With Hallelujahs. - John Milton

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Verb[edit]

hallelujah (third-person singular simple present hallelujahs, present participle hallelujahing, simple past and past participle hallelujahed)

  1. (intransitive) To cry "hallelujah" in praise.

Translations[edit]