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psalmnoun [C]

uk   us   /sɑːm/
a ​holypoem or ​song, ​especially one of the 150 ​collected together in the ​Bible
(Definition of psalm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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psalmnoun [C]

 us   /sɑm, sɑlm/
a ​religiouspoem or ​song
(Definition of psalm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “psalm”
in Korean 찬송가…
in Arabic تَرنيمة…
in Malaysian psalm…
in French psaume…
in Russian псалом…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖詩,聖歌,讚美詩, (尤指《聖經•詩篇》中的一篇)詩篇…
in Italian salmo…
in Turkish ilahî…
in Polish psalm…
in Spanish salmo…
in Vietnamese bài thánh ca…
in Portuguese salmo…
in Thai เพลงสวด…
in German der Psalm…
in Catalan salm…
in Japanese 賛美歌, 聖歌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣诗,圣歌,赞美诗, (尤指《圣经•诗篇》中的一篇)诗篇…
in Indonesian mazmur…
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