GalicianEdit

 
Igrexa (Romanesque church of Saint Peter, Dozón)
 
Saint Martin's church, Noia

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ygreja, a semi-learned borrowing from Latin ecclēsia (church), from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía, congregation).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

igrexa f (plural igrexas)

  1. (Christianity) church (building or organization)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • igreja” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • igrexa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • igrexa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.