եկեղեցի

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Armenian[edit]

եկեղեցի

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian եկեղեցի (ekełecʿi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Eastern Armenian, standard) IPA(key): [jɛkɛʁɛˈt͡sʰi]
  • (file)

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 եկեղեցիzinworeal ekełecʿithe church militant
    յաղթական եկեղեցիyałtʿakan ekełecʿithe church triumphant
  3. church building, temple consecrated to God
  4. assembly of any people

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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, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press