Kyrie eleison

See also: kyrie eleison

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ecclesiastical Latin spelling of the Ancient Greek phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον (Kúrie eléēson), same meaning.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkyːʁi̯ə eˈlaɪ̯zɔn/, /ˈkyːʁi̯ə eˈleːizɔn/
  • Hyphenation: Ky‧rie elei‧son

PhraseEdit

Kyrie eleison

  1. (Christianity) O Lord, have mercy! (upon us)

See alsoEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ecclesiastical Latin spelling of the Ancient Greek phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον (Kúrie eléēson), same meaning.

PronunciationEdit

 
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  • IPA(key): /ˈki.rje eˈlɛi.son/, [ˈk̟iːrj(e) eˈlɛi̯son]

PhraseEdit

Kyrie eleison

  1. (Christianity) O Lord, have mercy! (upon us)

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον (Kúrie eléēson), from the vocative of Κύριος (Kúrios, Lord) plus an inflected form (second person aorist imperative) of ἐλεέω (eleéō, to have pity, to be merciful).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈki.ri.e eˈle.i.son/, [ˈkiː.ri.ɛ ɛˈlɛː.i.zɔn]
  • (Ecclesiastical, as in Byzantine Greek) IPA(key): /ˈcy.ri.e eˈle.i.son/
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PhraseEdit

Kyrie eleison

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) O Lord, have mercy! (upon us)

NounEdit

Kyrie eleison ? (indeclinable)

  1. (Christianity) A prayer, beginning with these words, that is part of the Christian liturgy: a kyrie.

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