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choir

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English

Etymology

From Middle English quer, quere from Old French quer from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] chorus, from Ancient Greek χορός (choros), company of dancers or singers). Modern spelling influenced by chorus and Modern French chœur.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
choir

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  1. singing group; group of people who sing together; company of people who are trained to sing together
    The church choir practices Thursday nights.
  2. the part of a church where the choir assembles for song
  3. (Christian angelology) one of the nine ranks or orders of angels
    Seraphim, Cherubim, and Thrones are three of the choirs of angels.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] cadere.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʃwaʁ/

Verb

choir (past participle chu)

  1. (archaic) to fall

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Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [xɛɾʲ]

Noun

choir

  1. Mutated form of coir.

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