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EtymologyEdit

From Latin communio.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔ.muˈnjoːn/, /ˌkɔ.mʊnˈjoːn/
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Kommunion f (genitive Kommunion, plural Kommunionen)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) communion (ecclesiastical unity)
    Die maronitische Kirche erkennt das Primat des Papstes an und steht in voller Kommunion mit der Kirche von Rom.
    The Maronite Church recognizes the primacy of the Pope and is in full communion with the Church of Rome.
  2. (Roman Catholicism) Communion (sacrament)
    Die Gläubigen empfangen die Kommunion.
    The faithful receive the Communion.
  3. (Roman Catholicism, informal) First Communion (celebration)
    Die Sarah hat mich zu ihrer Kommunion eingeladen.
    Sarah has invited me to her First Communion.

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