synod

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σύνοδος (súnodos, assembly, meeting) – from σύν (sún, with) (English syn-) + ὁδός (hodós, way, path).

Compare also with the term סַנְהֶדְרִין(sunédrion) common throughout Hebrew Talmudic literature.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: sĭn'əd, IPA(key): /ˈsɪn.əd/
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Noun[edit]

synod (plural synods)

  1. An ecclesiastic council or meeting to consult on church matters.
  2. An administrative division of churches, either the entire denomination, as in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, or a mid-level division (middle judicatory, district) as in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  3. An assembly or council having civil authority; a legislative body.
  4. (astronomy) A conjunction of two or more of the heavenly bodies.

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Usage differs between different churches – see uses in different Communions.

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synod m

  1. synod (an ecclesiastic council or meeting to consult on church matters)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French synode, from Ecclesiastical Latin synodus, from Ancient Greek σύνοδος (súnodos).

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synod m inan

  1. (Eastern Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism) synod (ecclesiastic council or meeting)

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Further reading[edit]

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