iglesia

Classical NahuatlEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish iglesia (church), from Old Spanish eglesia, from Vulgar Latin eclesia, from Latin ecclēsia, from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía, assembly)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

iglesia (inanimate, plural iglesia)

  1. (colonial, Christianity) (it is) a church.

Proper nounEdit

iglesia (inanimate)

  1. (colonial) (it is) the Roman Catholic Church.

Derived termsEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish iglesia.

NounEdit

iglesia

  1. church

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish eglesia (9th century), a semi-learned descendant of Vulgar Latin eclesia, from Latin ecclēsia, from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía, assembly).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /iˈɡlesja/, [iˈɣ̞le.sja]
  • (file)

NounEdit

iglesia f (plural iglesias)

  1. (Christianity) church

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Chavacano: iglesya
  • Palenquero: ilesia
  • Papiamentu: iglesia
  • Tagalog: iglesia

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