Quinquagesima


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Quin·qua·ges·i·ma

 (kwĭng′kwə-jĕs′ə-mə)
n.
Shrove Sunday.

[Medieval Latin quīnquāgēsima, from feminine of Latin quīnquāgēsimus, fiftieth, from quīnquāgintā, fifty; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

Quinquagesima

(ˌkwɪŋkwəˈdʒɛsɪmə)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Sunday preceding Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Also called: Quinquagesima Sunday
[C14: via Medieval Latin from Latin quinquāgēsima diēs fiftieth day]

Quin•qua•ges•i•ma

(ˌkwɪŋ kwəˈdʒɛs ə mə, ˌkwɪn-)

n.
the Sunday before Lent; Shrove Sunday.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin, short for Latin quīnquāgēsima diēs fiftieth day]

Quinquagesima

the Sunday before Lent. Also called Quinquagesima Sunday. — Quinquagesimal, quinquegesimal, adj.
See also: Christianity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Quinquagesima - the Sunday before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent)
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Translations

Quinquagesima

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Quinquagesima

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It is also known as Quinquagesima the seventh Sunday before Easter and the Sunday before Ash Wednesday.
Browne was quoting examples cited by the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Francis Alphonsus Bourne, in his Pastoral Letter for Quinquagesima Sunday, 10 February 1918.
E esta mees'ma cousa faziam des a esta meesma co'usa' faziam des a quinquagesima ataa faziam (79) des a quinqua'gesima ataa pascoa aquelles que quynquagesima ataa pascoa aquelles que em na memoria pascoa aquelles que ena memoria queriam queryam auer a ena memoria queriam auer a doutri'na doutrina das auer a doutrina das das sanctas sanctas scripturas.
35) Fra Antonino's sermon for Quinquagesima Sunday--the last Sunday before the beginning of Lent--set the scene, appropriately, for the entire penitential season: there was more sin going on in the city than he could possibly deal with in the coming forty days, he says.
El miercoles de la semana de quinquagesima que llama la Santa Iglesia de Ceniza, que es el dia que comienza a contarse el numero de quarenta dias de ayuno, y dia en que hace la santa ceremonia de imponer la ceniza en esta forma: a los sacerdotes y demas eclesiasticos que tienen corona abierta, en ella, formandoles una cruz, y de la misma suerte en la frente a los demas que la toman.