hieratical vs sacerdotal what difference

what is difference between hieratical and sacerdotal

English

Adjective

hieratical (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of hieratic


English

Etymology

From Middle English sacerdotale, from Old French sacerdotal, from Latin sacerdōtālis (priestly).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌsæs.ə(ɹ)ˈdəʊ.təl/, sometimes /ˌsæ.kə(ɹ)ˈdəʊ.təl/
  • Rhymes: -əʊtəl

Adjective

sacerdotal (comparative more sacerdotal, superlative most sacerdotal)

  1. (religion) Of or relating to priests or a high religious order; priestly.
    • 1711, Roger Laurence, Sacerdotal Powers:
      …and so neither is the Silence of the Reformed, and of the Church of England in relation to the Rebaptization of Persons Baptiz’d by Midwives and Laymen, any Argument against their receiving Sacerdotal Baptism; so long as that is the only Baptism which Christ Instituted, and which by his Law every one is bound to receive, who has not yet received it.
    • 1864, Fitz-Hugh Ludlow in The Atlantic:
      …some of the figures are costumed in the style of religious art, with flowing sacerdotal garments.

Synonyms

  • hieratic (Grecian)
  • priestly

Derived terms

  • sacerdotalism
  • sacerdotally

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • crateloads

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin sacerdotalis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

sacerdotal (feminine singular sacerdotale, masculine plural sacerdotaux, feminine plural sacerdotales)

  1. priestly

Further reading

  • “sacerdotal” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Old Spanish

Etymology

From Latin sacerdōtālis, from sacerdōs (priest).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [sa.t͡seɾ.ðoˈtal]

Adjective

sacerdotal (plural sacerdotales)

  1. priestly
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 46r.

Related terms

  • sacerdocio
  • sacerdote

Descendants

  • Spanish: sacerdotal

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin sacerdotalis.

Adjective

sacerdotal m or f (plural sacerdotais, comparable)

  1. (religion) sacerdotal (relating to priests or a high religious order)

Related terms

  • sacerdote

Romanian

Etymology

From French sacerdotal, from Latin sacerdotalis.

Adjective

sacerdotal m or n (feminine singular sacerdotală, masculine plural sacerdotali, feminine and neuter plural sacerdotale)

  1. sacerdotal

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish sacerdotal, from Latin sacerdōtālis (priestly), from sacerdōs (priest).

Adjective

sacerdotal (plural sacerdotales)

  1. sacerdotal

Related terms

  • sacerdote

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