kyrie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ecclesiastical Latin Kyrie, contraction of the Ancient Greek phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον (Kúrie eléēson, Lord, have mercy), from Ancient Greek Κύριε (Kúrie), vocative form of Κύριος (Kúrios, Lord), from κῦρος (kûros, supremacy, authority), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱēw-, *ḱwā- (to swell, spread out, be strong, prevail).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kyrie (plural kyries)

  1. (Christianity) A short prayer or petition including the phrase kyrie, meaning “Lord, have mercy”.
  2. (music) A setting of the traditional kyrie text to music for a Mass.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of the Ecclesiastical Latin phrase Kyrie eleison, from Ancient Greek Κύριε ἐλέησον (Kúrie eléēson, Lord, have mercy).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kyrie m (plural kyries)

  1. (Christianity) kyrie (prayer)

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈki.rje/, [ˈk̟iːrje]
  • Hyphenation: kỳ‧rie

Noun[edit]

kyrie m (invariable)

  1. Clipping of kyrie eleison.