Episcopal vs Episcopalian what difference

what is difference between Episcopal and Episcopalian

English

Etymology

From Middle English episcopal, from Late Latin episcopālis, from Latin episcopus, from Ancient Greek ἐπίσκοπος (epískopos, watchman, overseer).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˈpɪs.kə.pl̩/

Adjective

episcopal (comparative more episcopal, superlative most episcopal)

  1. Of or relating to the affairs of a bishop in various Christian churches.

Related terms

  • episcopacy
  • episcopalian
  • Episcopalian
  • episcopy

Translations

See also

  • episcope (unrelated)

Anagrams

  • coapplies

Catalan

Etymology

From Late Latin episcopālis.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ə.pis.koˈpal/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ə.pis.kuˈpal/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /e.pis.koˈpal/

Adjective

episcopal (masculine and feminine plural episcopals)

  1. episcopal

Further reading

  • “episcopal” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “episcopal” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “episcopal” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “episcopal” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Portuguese

Etymology

From Late Latin episcopālis

Adjective

episcopal m or f (plural episcopais, comparable)

  1. (ecclesiastical) episcopal (relating to bishops)

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French épiscopal and Latin episcopālis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌe.pis.koˈpal/

Adjective

episcopal m or n (feminine singular episcopală, masculine plural episcopali, feminine and neuter plural episcopale)

  1. episcopal

Declension

Related terms

  • arhiepiscop
  • episcop
  • episcopie

Spanish

Etymology

From Late Latin episcopālis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /episkoˈpal/, [e.pis.koˈpal]
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Hyphenation: e‧pis‧co‧pal

Adjective

episcopal (plural episcopales)

  1. episcopal

Derived terms

  • arquiepiscopal

Further reading

  • “episcopal” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˌpɪs.kəˈpeɪ.lin̩/

Adjective

episcopalian (comparative more episcopalian, superlative most episcopalian)

  1. episcopal, pertaining to a bishop of any church
    A bishop is entitled to certain episcopalian privileges.
  2. Episcopalian

Noun

episcopalian (plural episcopalians)

  1. Episcopalian

Usage notes

  • In the adjectival sense, episcopal will generally do just as well: A bishop is entitled to certain episcopal privileges. In the Episcopal Church in the United States, the correct usage is that Episcopalian is used only as a noun and Episcopal is used only as an adjective.

Related terms

  • episcopal

See also

  • Episcopalian

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