Kyrie eleison

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ecclesiastical Latin spelling of the Ancient Greek phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον ‎(Kúrie eléēson), same meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkyːʁi̯ə eˈlaɪ̯zɔn/, /ˈkyːʁi̯ə eˈleːizɔn/

Phrase[edit]

Kyrie eleison

  1. (Christianity) O Lord, have mercy! (upon us)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ecclesiastical Latin spelling of the Ancient Greek phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον ‎(Kúrie eléēson), same meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈki.rje eˈlɛi.son/, [ˈk̟iːrj(e) eˈlɛi̯son]

Phrase[edit]

Kyrie eleison

  1. (Christianity) O Lord, have mercy! (upon us)

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον ‎(Kúrie eléēson), from the vocative of Κύριος ‎(Kúrios, Lord) plus an inflected form (second person aorist imperative) of ἐλεέω ‎(eleéō, to have pity, to be merciful).

Pronunciation[edit]

Phrase[edit]

Kyrie eleison

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) O Lord, have mercy! (upon us)

Noun[edit]

Kyrie eleison ? ‎(indeclinable)

  1. (Christianity) A prayer, beginning with these words, that is part of the Christian liturgy: a kyrie.

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