hostiya

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish hostia, from Latin hostia (victim, sacrifice), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (guest, stranger) in its root sense of "enemy, stranger," whence also Proto-Germanic *gastiz and Proto-Slavic *gostь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hos‧ti‧ya

Noun[edit]

hostiya

  1. Communion wafer; the sacramental bread used in the Eucharist; the host.