iglesia

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ecclēsia, fom Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία ‎(ekklēsía) "assembly". Cognate with Galician igrexa, Portuguese igreja, Catalan església, Occitan glèisa, French église and Italian chiesa.

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Noun[edit]

iglesia f ‎(plural iglesias)

  1. (Christianity) church

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish iglesia ‎(church), ultimately from Ancient Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [i.leːˈsí.jaʔ]

Noun[edit]

iglesia ‎(inanimate, plural iglesia)

  1. (colonial, Christianity) (it is) a church.

Proper noun[edit]

iglesia ‎(inanimate)

  1. (colonial) (it is) the Roman Catholic Church.

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