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    dirge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dirge

    (noun) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    Synonyms : coronach , lament , requiem , threnody
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dirge

Dirge - di means die, so when you die and have done good things for people in life, a song of grief or lament will be sung for you.

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A dirge gives me da (the) urge to start crying.

DIRGE sounds like DARD(pain)..song filled with DARD

looks similar to DARGAH..where people MOURN WITH MUSIC for the loss of loved ones

sounds like hindi word DARD and TARAZ(music) so dirge is DARD TARAZ or mournful song

Imagine a DARGE(tailor) dies n on his departure a lament mournful song is being sung.. which is rare n stupid i kno! :D hehe

In the word dirge, look at DIRgE (DIRE), which is something really bad. So at the dire event of a death, they will play a dirge.

dirge = die in age i.e in fire, the mournful song for dying.

afraid(dir in hindi)=> we afriad when someone die and sing song called dirge(just for remembering)

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