ecclesia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ecclesia

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ecclesia (plural ecclesiae)

  1. (historical) The public legislative assembly of the Athenians.
  2. (ecclesiastical) A church, either as a body or as a building.
  3. (biblical) The congregation, the group of believers, symbolic body or building.

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ecclēsia, from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía, gathering).

Noun[edit]

ecclesia (plural ecclesias)

  1. church
  2. congregation

Latin[edit]

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ecclēsia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ecclēsia f (genitive ecclēsiae); first declension

  1. church (a house of worship)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ecclēsia ecclēsiae
genitive ecclēsiae ecclēsiārum
dative ecclēsiae ecclēsiīs
accusative ecclēsiam ecclēsiās
ablative ecclēsiā ecclēsiīs
vocative ecclēsia ecclēsiae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ecclesia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ecclesia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ecclesia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ecclesia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin