requiem

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See also: Requiem and réquiem

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛkwɪəm/, /ˈɹɛkwiɛm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛɪkwiəm/, /ˈɹɛkwiəm/
  • Hyphenation: re‧qui‧em
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Etymology 1[edit]

The first word of the introit for the traditional requiem mass, an alternative accusative case of Latin requiēs ‎(rest, repose), from re- ‎(again) + quiēs ‎(rest, quiet).

Noun[edit]

requiem ‎(plural requiems)

  1. A mass (especially Catholic) to honor and remember a dead person.
  2. A musical composition for such a mass.
  3. A piece of music composed to honor a dead person.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French requin, altered by association with Etymology 1, above.

Noun[edit]

requiem ‎(plural requiems)

  1. A large or dangerous shark, specifically, (zoology) a member of the family Carcharhinidae.
    • 1973, Patrick Buchanan, A Requiem of Sharks:
      Any man-eater is called a requiem.
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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁe.kɥi.jɛm/, /ʁe.kwi.jɛm/

Noun[edit]

requiem m ‎(plural requiems)

  1. requiem

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛkwiˌem/, /ˈrɛkɥem/

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requiem m ‎(invariable)

  1. requiem

Latin[edit]

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requiēm

  1. accusative singular of requiēs

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

requiem m (plural requiens)

  1. Alternative spelling of réquiem