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com·men·tar·y

 (kŏm′ən-tĕr′ē)
n. pl. com·men·tar·ies
1.
a. Explanation or interpretation in the form of a series of comments or observations: "The Spectator was a widely appreciated model of urbane social commentary mingled with popularized philosophy" (Leo Damrosch).
b. An ongoing series of spoken remarks, especially during a television or radio broadcast of an event: Two retired players did the commentary for the game.
2. An apt explanation or illustration: a scandal that is a sad commentary on national politics.
3. often commentaries
a. An expository treatise or series of annotations; an exegesis: a commentary on Plato's Republic; biblical commentaries.
b. A narrative of historical events of which one has personal experience: Caesar's commentaries on the war in Gaul.

com′men·tar′i·al (-târ′ē-əl) adj.

commentary

(ˈkɒməntərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -taries
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an explanatory series of notes or comments
2. (Broadcasting) a spoken accompaniment to a broadcast, film, etc, esp of a sporting event
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an explanatory essay or treatise on a text
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (usually plural) a personal record of events or facts: the commentaries of Caesar.
commentarial adj

com•men•tar•y

(ˈkɒm ənˌtɛr i)

n., pl. -tar•ies.
1. a series of comments, explanations, or annotations.
2. an explanatory essay or treatise.
3. anything serving to illustrate a point, prompt a realization, or exemplify: The dropout rate is a sad commentary on our school system.
4. Usu., commentaries. a record of facts or events.
[1375–1425; late Middle English commentaries (pl.) < Latin commentārium notebook]
com`men•tar′i•al (-ˈtɛər i əl) adj.

comment

commentary
1. 'comment'

A comment is something you say that expresses your opinion of something.

People in the town started making rude comments.
It is unnecessary for me to add any comment.
2. 'commentary'

A commentary is a description of an event that is broadcast on radio or television while the event is taking place.

We gathered round the radio to listen to the commentary.
The programme will include live commentary on the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commentary - a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
Midrash - (Judaism) an ancient commentary on part of the Hebrew scriptures that is based on Jewish methods of interpretation and attached to the biblical text
annotation, notation, note - a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"

commentary

noun
1. narration, report, review, explanation, description, voice-over He gave the listening crowd a running commentary on the game.
2. analysis, notes, review, critique, treatise He will be writing a twice-weekly commentary on American society and culture.
3. explanation, illustration, exposition, annotation, exegesis, elucidation The review includes a textual commentary.

commentary

noun
1. A narrative of experiences undergone by the writer.Often used in plural:
memoir, reminiscence (often used in plural).
2. Critical explanation or analysis:
Translations
تَعْلِيقتَعْليق، تَعْقيب
komentář
kommentarreportage
selostus
komentar
lÿsing
実況解説
논평
komentár
reportaža
reportage
การแสดงความคิดเห็น คำวิจารณ์
naklen yayınyorum
bài bình luận

commentary

[ˈkɒməntərɪ]
A. N (gen) → comentario m (Rad, TV) (on sporting event) → crónica f; (on text) → comentario m (de texto)
B. CPD commentary box Ncabina f de prensa

commentary

[ˈkɒməntəri] n
(on sports event, match)commentaire m (en direct)
(= article) → commentaire m

commentary

nKommentar m(on zu); he used to do commentaries on football matchesfrüher war er Reporter bei Fußballspielen; I don’t need a running commentary from youich brauche deine ständigen Kommentare nicht

commentary

[ˈkɒməntrɪ] n
a. (Radio) → radiocronaca (TV) → telecronaca
b. (on text) → commento

comment

(ˈkoment) noun
(a) spoken or written remark. He made several comments about her untidy appearance.
verb
(with on) to make such a remark. He commented on her appearance.
ˈcommentaryplural ˈcommentaries noun
(also running commentary) a series of broadcast comments by a reporter at a ceremony, sports event etc.
ˈcommentate (-teit) verb
to give a commentary. Who is commentating on the football match?
ˈcommentator noun

commentary

تَعْلِيق komentář kommentar Kommentar σχολιασμός comentario, crónica selostus commentaire komentar commento 実況解説 논평 commentaar kommentar komentarz comentário комментарий reportage การแสดงความคิดเห็น คำวิจารณ์ yorum bài bình luận 解说词
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Coming at the end of the sentence, however, it may well be an interpolation or a commentarial gloss that found its way into the text.
Washington is also a place where the Catholic commentarial is on full volume, such as the liberal-inflected salons at Georgetown University or the Catholic Information Center, a hub for conservative Catholics where high-profile converts, including Newt Gingrich and current White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, were tutored in the faith.
(11) In this paper I will refer to the highest form as "the beautiful," "the good," or "the one." I recognize there is a rich discussion in the Platonic commentarial tradition of why Plato used distinct terms for this highest form as well as discussion regarding the relation between these terms.
In short, I argue that whether we accept or reject the commentarial information, the second interpretation remains simpler and more robust than Horner's version, enough to replace the latter.
The Coens are nothing if not liberal with homage, with their own penchant for intertexts and retelling (e.g., True Grit, the Odyssey, their many riffs on genre), and I will therefore take the "Rashi" as privileging the very commentarial tradition I want to adduce here.
intrusions, or "commentarial excursuses in the present tense,"
In the introduction she examines the context and textual forms in preparation for the translation of the commentarial text and ancillary texts, then adds her own commentary.
Weng skillfully demonstrates the commentarial techniques Liu uses to frame the Platonic dialogue in terms of a variety of external referents.
This argument leads to the second hallmark of Dara's commentarial stance, namely, the interpretive contortions expended in casting the Upanisads as the "works of God" in a monotheistic light through reliance on the commentaries of the Advaita Vedantin Sankaracarya.
The He Bi edition adopts the pictures-before-text layout, highlighting the illustrations' commentarial function and emphasizing the printed play's role as literature for armchair readers rather than as script for performers.
The construction of Du Fu as China's greatest poet to a large extent is inseparable from various readings of Du Fu in later generations and especially a unique commentarial tradition of his poetry accumulated over a millennium after his death.
This process took place in and out of literary texts: the wealth of explanatory or commentarial publication over the course of Lu Xun's career was substantial, and to this we must add the unrecorded but undoubtedly meaningful impact of his teaching, as well as his meetings with young writers.