See also: Kirke

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kirkja, from Old English ċiriċe (church), borrowed from Byzantine Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón, church), a neuter form of κυριακός (kuriakós, belonging to the lord), from κύριος (kúrios, ruler, lord).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kirke c (singular definite kirken, plural indefinite kirker)

  1. (Christianity) church (a house of worship)
  2. (Christianity) church (a religious community)

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

kirke

  1. (Northern) Alternative form of chirche

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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kirke

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kirkja, from Ancient Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón, that which belongs to the Lord) via Old English ċiriċe (church).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kirke f or m (definite singular kirka or kirken, indefinite plural kirker, definite plural kirkene)

  1. church (a house of worship)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

kyrkje (Nynorsk)

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