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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantivized neuter singular of κυριακός (kuriakós, of or pertaining to a lord), from κύριος (kúrios, lord). Literally, the place of the Lord (i.e. "the Lord's House").

NounEdit

κυριακόν (kuriakónn (genitive κυριακοῦ); ? declension

  1. (Koine, Christianity) church

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Germanic: *kirikǭ (see there for further descendants)
    • Old High German: chirihha
      • Slavic: *cьrky ‎(see there for further descendants)

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