来自希腊语 threnos,悲歌，挽歌，可能来自拟声词根 PIE*thren,嗡嗡声，词源同 drone.-ody, 歌，诗，词源同 ode,comedy.
- threnody (n.)
- "song of lamentation," 1630s, from Greek threnodia "lamentation," from threnos "dirge, lament" + oide "ode" (see ode). Greek threnos probably is from PIE imitative root *dher- (3) "to drone, murmur, hum;" cognates: Old English dran "drone," Gothic drunjus "sound," Greek tenthrene "a kind of wasp."
- 1. They sang a threnody for the dead person.
[ threnody 造句 ]