requiem

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See also: Requiem, réquiem, and rèquiem

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛkwɪəm/, /ˈɹɛkwiɛm/, /ˈɹɛːkwiəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛ.kwi.əm/
  • Hyphenation: re‧qui‧em
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English requiem, from Latin requiem, 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.
  4. (obsolete) rest; peace
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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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Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

requiem n (indeclinable)

  1. Alternative form of rekviem

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁe.kɥi.jɛm/, /ʁe.kwi.jɛm/
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Noun[edit]

requiem m (plural requiems)

  1. requiem

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin requiem [​aeternam dōnā eīs, Domine​] (Grant them eternal rest, O Lord).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ.kwjem/[1]
  • Hyphenation: rè‧quiem

Noun[edit]

requiem m (invariable)

  1. requiem

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References[edit]

  1. ^ requiem in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

requiem

  1. accusative singular of requiēs

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin requiem, the first word of the introit for the traditional requiem mass.

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requiem (Late Middle English)

  1. requiem (mass for commemoration of the dead)
  2. (rare) death, eternal peace

Descendants[edit]

  • English: requiem
  • Scots: requiem (obsolete)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin requiem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): //rɛkˈfʲi.ɛm// invalid IPA characters (//)

Noun[edit]

requiem n (indeclinable)

  1. (music) requiem (musical composition composed for such a mass)
  2. (Roman Catholicism) requiem (mass to honor and remember a dead person)

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Further reading[edit]

  • requiem in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • requiem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

requiem m (plural requiens)

  1. Alternative spelling of réquiem