Lamentation vs Coronach - What's the difference?

lamentation | coronach |


As nouns the difference between lamentation and coronach

is that lamentation is the act of lamenting while coronach is .

As an adjective coronach is

coronary.

lamentation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of lamenting.
  • A sorrowful cry; a lament.
  • Specifically, mourning.
  • lamentatio, (part of) a liturgical Bible text (from the book of Job) and its musical settings, usually in the plural; hence, any dirge
  • A group of swans.
  • References

    * ----

    coronach

    English

    Alternative forms

    * coranach * coranich * corrinoch * corronach * cronach

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (historical, Scotland, Ireland) dirge, lamentation
  • Usage notes

    * Used for funeral songs in Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland.