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See also: Requiem and réquiem

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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛkwɪəm/, /ˈɹɛkwiɛm/, /ˈɹɛːkwiəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛ.kwi.əm/
  • Hyphenation: re‧qui‧em
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Etymology 1Edit

The first word of the introit for the traditional requiem mass, an alternative accusative case of Latin requiēs (rest, repose), from re- (again) + quiēs (rest, quiet).

NounEdit

requiem (plural requiems)

  1. A mass (especially Catholic) to honor and remember a dead person.
  2. A musical composition for such a mass.
  3. A piece of music composed to honor a dead person.
  4. (obsolete) rest; peace
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Etymology 2Edit

From French requin, altered by association with Etymology 1, above.

NounEdit

requiem (plural requiems)

  1. A large or dangerous shark, specifically, (zoology) a member of the family Carcharhinidae.
    • 1973, Patrick Buchanan, A Requiem of Sharks:
      Any man-eater is called a requiem.
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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁe.kɥi.jɛm/, /ʁe.kwi.jɛm/

NounEdit

requiem m (plural requiems)

  1. requiem

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin requiem [​aeternam dōnā eīs, Domine​] (Grant them eternal rest, O Lord).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ.kwjem/, [ˈr̺ɛːkwjem]
  • Stress: rèquiem
  • Hyphenation: re‧quiem

NounEdit

requiem m (invariable)

  1. requiem

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

requiēm

  1. accusative singular of requies

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

requiem m (plural requiens)

  1. Alternative spelling of réquiem