Example sentences for: alabados

How can you use “alabados” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Penitentes of New Mexico were known to sing alabados during Lenten rituals, Holy Week processions, and other religious ceremonies.

  • Alabados were sung as ritual prayers in homes, at dawn, noon, and at nightfall, and they were almost always sung at funeral processions.

  • In recent times alabados have come to mean any religious hymn sung at wakes or religious ceremonies.

  • Stories of Mexican California narrate the singing of alabados first thing in the morning by a family, each member in his/her own room, but all together at the same time.

  • Alabados are usually sung with religious fervor, and many are extremely long with an indefinite number of verses.


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