եկեղեցի

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Armenian[edit]

եկեղեցի

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian եկեղեցի (ekełecʿi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

եկեղեցի (ekełecʿi)

  1. church

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía). The ending -ecʿi is an Armenian modification.

Noun[edit]

եկեղեցի (ekełecʿi

  1. people (said of Hebrews)
  2. church, assembly of the faithful
    զինւորեալ եկեղեցիzinworeal ekełecʿi — the church militant
    յաղթական եկեղեցիyałtʿakan ekełecʿi — the church triumphant
  3. church building, temple consecrated to God
  4. assembly of any people

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References[edit]

  • եկեղեցի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • եկեղեցի in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • եկեղեցի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University