Kanon

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  • Canon (obsolete since around 1900)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canōn, from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn, measuring rod, standard).

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Noun[edit]

Kanon m (genitive Kanons, plural Kanons)

  1. (literature, religion) canon (selection of texts considered accepted and/or authentic)
  2. (law) canon; code (collectivity of laws, particularly concerning a certain field)
  3. (Christianity, law) canon (ecclesiastical norm forming part of Canon Law)
  4. (Roman Catholicism) canon (catalogue of saints)
  5. (Roman Catholicism) canon (eucharistic prayer)
  6. (music) canon; round (song sung by groups of singers starting at different times)

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