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.
This blog is updated weekly.
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A

B

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 

F

G

H

I

J

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


Q

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


T

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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