How to Pronounce hosanna?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hosanna" is [həsˈanə], [həsˈanə], [h_ə_s_ˈa_n_ə].

"Hosanna" in context

Hosanna is a word used in both religious and secular contexts. In an ancient Christian context, hosanna is a term derived from the Hebrew for "save us now" or "save us in this very hour." It is often said in prayers, particularly during the Palm Sunday liturgy, to remember the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. In more secular contexts, the word has been used to denote a sense of admiration and appreciation. For example, people often shout "hosanna" when they are excited and feeling excited and celebrate a special event.


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