եկեղեցի

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Armenian[edit]

եկեղեցի

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian եկեղեցի(ekełecʿi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

եկեղեցի ‎(ekełecʿi)

  1. church

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

եկեղեցի ‎(ekełecʿi)

  1. people (said of Hebrews)
  2. church, assembly of the faithful
    զինւորեալ եկեղեցի‎ ― zinworeal ekełecʿi ― the church militant
    յաղթական եկեղեցի‎ ― yałtʿakan ekełecʿi ― the church triumphant
  3. church building, temple consecrated to God
  4. assembly of any people

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “եկեղեցի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “եկեղեցի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “եկեղեցի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935