martir

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See also: Martir, mártir, mártír, and màrtir

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French martire, borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin martyr, from Aeolic Ancient Greek μάρτυρ (mártur), from μάρτυς (witness).

Noun[edit]

martir (plural martirs)

  1. martyr
    • late 14th c. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales. General Prologue: 17-18.
      The hooly blisful martir for to seke
      That hem hath holpen, whan that they were seeke.
      The holy blessed martyr there to seek
      Who helped them when they lay so ill and weak

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek μάρτυρ (mártyr).

Noun[edit]

martir m (plural martiri)

  1. martyr

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mártir (martyr).

Noun[edit]

martir

  1. martyr