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kyrie eleison Explained

kyrie eleison at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1225, Gk. liturgical formula, adopted untranslated into Latin Mass, lit. "lord have mercy" (Ps. cxxii.3, Matt. xv.22, xvii.15, etc.). From kyrie, voc. of kyrios "lord, master" (see church) + eleeson, aorist imper. of eleo "I have pity on, show mercy to," from eleos "pity, mercy" (see alms). ///

kyrie eleison at Interlingua => English Of Explained:

Kyrie eleison [Gr.]Kyrie eleison

Kyrie Eleison at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

65 Moby Thesaurus words for "Kyrie Eleison":
Agnus Dei, Alleluia, Anamnesis, Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Blessing,
Canon, Collect, Communion, Consecration, Credo, Dismissal, Epistle,
Fraction, Gloria, Gospel, Gradual, Hail Mary, Introit, Kyrie,
Last Gospel, Lavabo, Offertory, Paternoster, Pax, Post-Communion,
Preface, Sanctus, Secreta, Tersanctus, Tract, aid prayer, appeal,
beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, breviary, chaplet,
collect, communion, contemplation, devotions, entreaty, grace,
impetration, imploration, intercession, invocation, litany,
meditation, obsecration, obtestation, orison, petition, prayer,
prayer wheel, rogation, rosary, silent prayer, suit, supplication,
thanks, thanksgiving

Kyrie eleison at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Kyrie eleison \Kyr"i*e e*lei"son\ [Gr. ky`rie 'elei^son .]
1. (R. C. Ch.) Greek words, meaning ``Lord, have mercy upon
us,'' used in the Mass, the breviary offices, the litany
of the saints, etc. --Addis & Arnold.

2. The name given to the response to the Commandments, in the
service of the Church of England and of the Protestant
Episcopal Church.

Kyrie eleison at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » grc|la Κύριε ἐλέησον (Kyrie eleēson).


Inter: head » la|phrase|head=Kyrie eleison
  • O Lord have mercy (upon us)

  • Translation: ca » Kyrie eleison
    Translation: de » Kyrie eleison
    Translation: fr » Kyrie eleison
    Translation: pt » Kyrie eleison