Is chant a noun?
Yes, the word 'chant' is both a noun (chant, chants) and a verb (chant, chants, chanting, chanted). Examples:
Noun: He recited a chant his mother would say to put him to sleep as a child.
Verb: The crowd began to chant, 'Go, Jimmy, go!".
"Monsieur MÃ©chant" is a literal French equivalent of "Mr Wicked." Specifically, the masculine singular noun "Monsieur" means "Sir, Mr." The masculine singular adjective "mÃ©chant" means "wicked." In this context, it is acting as a last name. If it goes before the noun, then the meaning changes to "wicked Mr" ("mÃ©chant monsieur"). The pronunciation is "meh-shaw muh-syuhr."
No, the word 'monotonous' is the adjective form for the noun monotony, a word for the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety. The noun monotone is a word for a succession of sounds or words uttered in a single tone of voice; a chant in a single tone. The adjective form for the noun monotone is the obscure monotonic.
Part of a liturgy or religious ceremony that is sung rather than said. "Chant" as a noun simply means song. "Chant" as a verb means to sing. Any part of a religious event can be sung, and the effect is probably heightened by that singing. In a narrower sense, "chant" refers to the sung liturgy of the early Christian church, the parts of the Mass and the Offices that were (and still are) sung to…