Priester

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpʁiːstɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Priester m (genitive Priesters, plural Priester, female Priesterin)

  1. (religion, generally) priest
  2. (Roman Catholicism) priest; presbyter (man who has received the sacrament of ordination)
  3. (Christianity, chiefly Protestantism) priest (every believer)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (every believer): Universal priesthood is not an exclusively Protestant teaching, but is also acknowledged by the Catholic Church, which however distinguishes different degrees of priesthood and uses the word Priester chiefly in the narrower sense as above.

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Priester m (plural Priester)

  1. priest
    Do is en neier Priester in de Kerrich.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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