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- n. one who recites
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who recites; also, a book of extracts for recitation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who recites or rehearses; a narrator or declaimer, especially of what has been previously written or told.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who recites from memory
And one can see what he means, yet the finished piece is often loud, tense and urgent, as Adjoa Andoh gallantly holds the action together in multiple roles – as a medical commentator who harangues us on the way failing memory manifests itself, as the old men's cook, explaining their week in uneaten meals and as a reciter of Ovid, pronouncing upon Time.
Aside from being an expert prayer leader and reciter of Quranic verses, there's nothing particularly impressive about him, says Pakistani journalist and Taliban expert Rahimullah Yusufzai.
The separate line written for the ‘reciter’ and its musical accompaniment were abandoned.
Another renowned performer who emerged from the Yiddish theater was Berta Singerman, who became the premier reciter of poems in the Americas.
She first appeared on stage at the Komödie theater in 1929 with the reciter Ernst Ceiss.
The Web site of Toyotake Sakihodayu, a 34-year-old popular bunraku reciter, shows maps of theaters in Osaka and Tokyo where you can pick a seat and make a reservation.
In explaining the word "hallowed," Weeramantry says, "When the Prayer says 'hallowed' be thy name, it is saying that the reciter will treat God as hallowed."
Consequently, it is a call for every reciter of this ziyara to spiritually prepare himself to appreciate this reality in order to be able to naturally express the same.
“Kursi,” a word of many meanings; here it would allure to the square crate-like seat of palm-fronds used by the Ráwi or public reciter of tales when he is not pacing about the coffee-house.
The same formula occurs a little lower down to save the reciter or reader from saying “Be my wife divorced,” etc.