(an exclamation) used to give praise to God
Origin of hosannaMiddle English osanna ; from Old English ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin ; from Ecclesiastical Greek h?sanna ; from Classical Hebrew (language) h?sh?'?h nn?, literally , save, we pray
Used to express praise or adoration to God.
- A cry of “hosanna.”
- A shout of fervent and worshipful praise.
Origin of hosannaMiddle English osanna, from Old English, from Late Latin &omacron;sanna, from Greek h&omacron;sanna, from Hebrew hôša‘-na’, deliver us : hôša‘, second person sing. imperative of hôšîa‘, to save; see w&tlowmac;&ayin; in Semitic roots + -na’, injunctive particle.
- A cry of ‘hosanna’.