Dictionary

This is a mini-dictionary for the terms that you can find in this blog. The words are arranged alphabetically. English and Filipino terms/words were compiled here.

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Ballad - narrative poem meant to be sang


C

Concerto - an instrumental work that highlights a soloist or group of soloists

Cultural Shock - when you are confronted with other culture, there is a feeling of anxiety and disorientation

D

Diction - choice of words

E

Elegy - poem for the dead

Epic - long, unified narrative peom, story of warrior, king or god

Ethnocentrism - practice of judging all other cultures by one's own culture

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G

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I

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K

L

Law of Interaction - for every action, there is equal / opposite reaction

M

Measurement - a process of comparing unknown quantity with a standard.

Motion - an act of changing position with respect to a reference point.

N

O

Ode - peom of praise

Opera - a dramatic work where music is a dominant part of the performance, with actors often singing rathter than reciting their lines

P

Pakikipagtalastasan - proseso ng paglilipat ng mensahe o impormasyon

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R

S

Sonata - a piece of classical music for a solo instrument or a small ensemble

Symphony - a major work for an orchestra, including wind, string and percussion instruments

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U

V

W

X

Xenocentrism - preference the products, styles, ideas, or ideas of someone else's culture rather than of one's own (alos known as - colonial mentality)

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