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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Proto-Germanic *kirikǭ (whence also Old Dutch and Old Saxon kirika, Old English ċiriċe), from Koine Greek κυριακὸν δῶμα (kuriakòn dôma, Lord's house), from Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios, lord).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxi.rix.xa/, /ˈkxi.rix.xa/, /ˈkʰi.rix.xa/

NounEdit

chirihha f

  1. church

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