Ave Maria

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Avē Marīa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːveɪ̯ məˈɹiːə/

Noun[edit]

Ave Maria (plural Ave Marias)

  1. Hail Mary (Catholic prayer, part of the rosary)

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (h)avē̆ (hail!) + Marīa (Mary).

Pronunciation[edit]

Phrase[edit]

Avē̆ Marīa!

  1. Hail Mary (a salutation and prayer to the Virgin Mary, as mother of God; used in the Roman Catholic church)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Ave Maria