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laico

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin laicus.

AdjectiveEdit

laico m (feminine laica, masculine plural laici, feminine plural laiche)

  1. lay
  2. secular

NounEdit

laico m (plural laici) feminine laica

  1. layman
  2. lay brother

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lāicō

  1. dative masculine singular of lāicus
  2. dative neuter singular of lāicus
  3. ablative masculine singular of lāicus
  4. ablative neuter singular of lāicus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin lāicus (lay; unconsecrated), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός (laïkós, of the people), from λαός (laós, the people). Compare leigo, from Old Portuguese.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laico m (plural laicos)

  1. layman (someone who is not an ordained cleric)

AdjectiveEdit

laico m (feminine laica, plural laicos, feminine plural laicas; uncomparable)

  1. lay (not belonging to the clergy, but associated with them)
  2. non-religious (having no relation with religion)
  3. secular (not bound by the vows of a monastic order)

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