kyrka

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish kyrkia, kirkia, from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice, from Late Proto-Germanic *kirikǭ, from Byzantine Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón) (δόμα) ‘Lord's (house)’, from Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios, lord).

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Noun[edit]

kyrka c

  1. a church (building)
  2. a church (organization)

Declension[edit]

Declension of kyrka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kyrka kyrkan kyrkor kyrkorna
Genitive kyrkas kyrkans kyrkors kyrkornas

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