eglesia

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eglesia f (plural eglesias)

  1. (Christianity) church
    • c. 1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 78v. col. 2.
      Vn poco adelant apar de orient. es elaltar de ſanta trinjdat o la uera .☩. ſolie eſtar. todo es enla egleſia. dentro en el ſepulcro
      A little toward the east is the altar of the Holy Trinity, where the True Cross used to be. Everything is in the church, inside the sepulcher.

DescendantsEdit

  • Ladino: eglesia
  • Spanish: iglesia