song of praise
The king sat listening to his favorite court poet recite a new paean that he had written in his honor.
paian (hymn, chant) (Greek)
Paean sounds like "pian+o" which is used in praise songs (paean sounds like pain) If you take pains and achieve something, then you will hear paeans about you. it is pronounced exactly as P. N. remember it by 'Priase Number'=praise song.