Diözese

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Diozöse (misspelling, but widely attestable in edited texts)

Etymology[edit]

From Ecclesiastical Latin dioecesis, from Ancient Greek διοίκησις (dioíkēsis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdiːøˈtseːzə/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˌdiːoˈtseːzə/ (common simplification)
  • IPA(key): /ˌdiːoˈtsøːzə/ (nonstandard, chiefly erroneous, but common)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːzə

Noun[edit]

Diözese f (genitive Diözese, plural Diözesen)

  1. (Christianity) diocese
  2. (historical) diocese (Roman administrive division)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Compounds are formed from the stem Diözesan-.

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