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.
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
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)