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Greek to English Religion Translation Glossary

Greek term English translation
Agape Philia Eros Αγάπη, Φιλία, έρως
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
ἐφύμνιον refrain
ep auton holen ten speiran unto him the whole band of soldiers
Holy Church of Ierotati Cardia of Jesus Holy Church of the Sacré-Coeur / Holy Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
ΟΡΘΟΣ ΛΟΓΟΣ rationality or God's word/truth
Τερερισμός terirem (chant)
αντιδοξάζω Glorify in return
αποτομή (musical) interval / apotome
Entered by: Kyriacos Georghiou
γόνος Ιερατικής οικογένειας the offspring and/or descendant of a Clerical family
η Λειτουργία του Εσταυρωμένου the Service of the Crucified One (part of Good Friday service)
Entered by: Vicky Papaprodromou
κατάνυξη devout concentration
Entered by: Nick Lingris
μετά επουράνιας βοηθείας with heavenly assistance, with heavenly help
Entered by: Spyros Salimpas
ομόδοξος of the same religious dogma
Μακαριώτατος Πατριάρχης His Beatitude The Patriarch
Όσιος (as in Όσιος Λουκάς) Holy (erron. Divine, Blessed) [used for monks, hermits, monastic holy persons]
Entered by: Nick Lingris
Μετόχι Γεννήσεως (εσφ. Γενέσεως) Θεοτόκου Metochion (Glebe) of the Nativity (err. Genesis) of the Theotokos (God-bearer)
Entered by: Vicky Papaprodromou
στυλβωτό χρυσό και Τσουκάνικο burnished gold and beaten (and/or wrought ) gold
συναπτή Litany
εισπήδηση intrusion
επιχείρηση αποτέφρωσης νεκρών cremation services
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
Α.Θ.Μ. His Most Godly Beatitude
Αρχιερατικό Συλλείτουργο concelebration
Αρχονταρίκι Archontariki (Guest House)
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
Αντεμίσιο (Αντιμήνσιο) Antimension
Ασπαζόμενος την Αγία Δεξιά σας ζητώ την Ευχή σας I kiss your Holy Right Hand and request your Benediction (and/or Blessing)
Διαρκής Ιερά Σύνοδος The Standing Holy Synod
Entered by: Vicky Papaprodromou
Εννιάμερα της Παναγίας Novena of the Virgin // Afterfeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos
υπάτη, παρυπάτη, λιχανός... hypate, parhypate, lichanos
Entered by: Nick Lingris
πρεσβεῖαι intercession / mediation
παρορῶ παρορών = who despisest
ποιμαντική (της φιλανθρωπίας) pastoral work, pastoral ministry (of charity)
Entered by: Nick Lingris
περιφορά του Επιταφίου (Good Friday) procession of the bier of Christ
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
Ιερά Μονή Υ. Θ. Πλατυτέρας (Holy) Monastery of (the Blessed Virgin) Platytera
Entered by: Vicky Papaprodromou
Ιερό Ευαγγέλιο Holy Bible, Holy Gospel
Entered by: Spiros Doikas

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