igreja

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igreja

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ygreja, from Latin ecclēsia (church), from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía, congregation). Cognate with Galician igrexa, Catalan església, French église, Italian chiesa Occitan glèisa and Spanish iglesia.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Lisbon) /iˈɡɾɐ(j).ʒɐ/, [iˈɣɾɐ(ɪ̯).ʒɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /iˈɡɾe.ʒɐ/, [iˈɣɾe.ʒɐ]

  • Hyphenation: i‧gre‧ja

Noun[edit]

igreja f (plural igrejas)

  1. church (a house of worship)
  2. (Christianity) a Christian denomination

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