כנסייה

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Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root כ־נ־ס (k-n-s).

Noun[edit]

כְּנֵסִיָּה

כנסייה \ כְּנֵסִיָּה (knesiáf (plural indefinite כנסייות \ כְּנְסִיּוֹת, singular construct כנסיית \ כְּנְסִיַת־)

  1. A church: a building or other place where Christians congregate to pray.
  2. A church or Church: a movement of Christianity.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • כנסיה” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language.

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