Ululating – meaning of the word and examples

To utter a loud, usually protracted, high-pitched, rhythmical sound especially as an expression of sorrow, joy, celebration, or reverence: Howl. (Merriam – Webster)

To howl, as a dog or a wolf; hoot, as an owl. (Dictionary.com)

To utter howling sounds, as in shrill, wordless lamentation; wail. (Dictionary.com)

To lament loudly and shrilly. (Dictionary.com)

If someone ululates, they make quickly repeated loud sounds, often to express sorrow or happiness. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

The Zaghareet is a strange ululation sound made by the Arab women when they usher in the bride and the groom. The ululating is a speciality of their weddings and is sure to drench you in their cultural exquisiteness.

Ten things that you can get experienced in an Arab Wedding. 

http://beingarab.com/10-things-you-can-experience-only-at-an-arab-wedding/

Whooping and ululating, joyful Saudi women finally take the wheel.

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/world/middle-east/2018-06-25-whooping-and-ululating-joyful-saudi-women-finally-take-the-wheel/

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