Silent Night 平安夜

1. Νύξ ἱερά, σιωπηλή,
Holy night, silent.
  • ἱερός, -ά, -όν = holy, sacred
  • σιωπηλός, -ή, -όν = silent
προσδοκᾷ ὅλ’ ἡ γῆ,
The whole earth eagerly expects
 
  • προσδοκᾷ = pres act ind 3s προσδοκάω "to expect, wait for"
ἐν τῇ φάτνῃ βρέφος πτωχόν,
a poor baby in a manger.
  • φάτνη, ἡ, -ης = manger, feeding trough, stall
  • βρέφος, τό, -ους = infant, baby
  • πτωχός, -ή, -όν = poor
νῦν γεννᾶται Σωτὴρ τῶν θνητῶν.
Now a Saviour of mortals is born.
  • γεννᾶται = pres pas ind 3s γεννάω "to beget, give birth"
  • σωτήρ, ὁ, -ῆρος = savior
  • θνητός, -ή, -όν = mortal
Μεθ’ ἡμῶν ὁ Θεός. (δίς)
God is with us. (twice)
 
2. Νύξ ἱερά, σιωπηλή,
Holy night, silent.
 
ἄγγελος βεβαιοῖ
An angel confirms
 
  • βεβαιοῖ = pres act ind 3s βεβαιόω "to confirm, make firm"
πρὸς ποιμένας κομίζων μακράν
to the shepherds bringing afar
  • ποιμήν, ὁ, -ένος = shepherd
  • κομίζων = pres act ptc masc sg nom κομίζω "to bring"
  • μακράν = (adv) far away
ἀγγελίαν τὴν χαροποιάν,
the glad tidings
  • ἀγγελία, ἡ, -ας = message
  • χαροποιός, -όν = gladdening
Ἐγεννήθη Χριστός. (δίς)
Christ was born. (twice)
  • ἐγεννήθη = aor pas ind 3s γεννάω "to beget, give birth"
 
3. Νύξ ἱερά, σιωπηλή,
Holy night, silent,
 
ἔνδοξος, φωτεινή.
glorious, bright.
  • ἔνδοξος, -ον = glorious, illustrious
  • φωτεινός, -ή, -όν = bright, shining
ψάλλει ἀγγέλων ἡ στρατιά,
The host of angels sings,
  • ψάλλει = pres act ind 3s ψάλλω "to play harp, sing"
  • στρατιά, ἡ, -ᾶς = army
Δόξα Θεῷ ἐπί γῆς χαρά,
Glory to God, joy upon earth,
 
εὐδοκία λαοῖς. (δίς)
good will to peoples. (twice)
  • εὐδοκία, ἡ, -ας = good pleasure, good will



Silent Night in Greek - Νὺξ Ἱερά, Σιωπηλή
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uSBy7bESq8  (pronunciation: Reconstructed Koine)



唱歌學希臘文 ║ 最近更新: Dec 23, 2023