Complete Definition of "requiem"

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English

Etymology
The first word of the introit for the traditional requiem mass, the accusative case of Latin requies, "rest, repose," from re-, "again", + quies "rest, quiet"

Usage notes
rfc-level|Usage notes at L4+ not in L3 POS section
The Latin Introit, or opening prayer, for a requiem mass starts with the words:<br>

Pronunciation
SAMPA /<tt>"rEkwi%Em</tt>/ or /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
IPA|/ˈrɛkwiˌɛm/ or /ˈrɛkwi.əm/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A mass or other ceremony to honor and remember a dead person.

#: Requiem for a Heavyweight.

  1. A musical composition composed for such a mass.
  2. A piece of music composed to honor a dead person.

Related terms
requiem mass
requiescat
requiescere

Translations
trans-top|A mass or other ceremony to honor and remember a dead person
Dutch: requiem#Dutch|requiem, dodenmis
Finnish: sielunmessu
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ttbc|Italian: requiem#Italian|requiem
German: Requiem#German|Requiem n, Totenmesse f, Seelenmesse f
Japanese: 死者のためのミサ (shishano tame no misa)
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trans-top|A musical composition composed for such a mass
Dutch: requiem#Dutch|requiem, dodenmis
Finnish: requiem
trans-mid
ttbc|Italian: requiem#Italian|requiem
German: Requiem#German|Requiem n, Totenmesse f
Japanese: 鎮魂歌 (chinkonka)
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trans-top|A piece of music composed to honor a dead person
Finnish: requiem
Japanese: 鎮魂歌 (chinkonka)
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ttbc|Spanish: réquiem


Italian

Noun
requiem m

  1. requiem#English|requiem

es:requiem
fr:requiem
it:requiem
nl:requiem
ru:requiem
vi:requiem
zh:requiem

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