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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ecclesia

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ecclesia (plural ecclesiae)

  1. (historical) The public legislative assembly of the Athenians.
  2. (ecclesiastical) A church, either as a body or as a building.
  3. (biblical) The congregation, the group of believers, symbolic body or building.

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InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ecclēsia, from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía, gathering).

NounEdit

ecclesia (plural ecclesias)

  1. church
  2. congregation

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ecclēsia

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ecclēsia f (genitive ecclēsiae); first declension

  1. church (a house of worship)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ecclēsia ecclēsiae
Genitive ecclēsiae ecclēsiārum
Dative ecclēsiae ecclēsiīs
Accusative ecclēsiam ecclēsiās
Ablative ecclēsiā ecclēsiīs
Vocative ecclēsia ecclēsiae

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ReferencesEdit

  • ecclesia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ecclesia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ecclesia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ecclesia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin