aalmoes

allmosa

Nederlands-Zweeds woordenboek. 2014.

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  • alms — /ahmz/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) money, food, or other donations given to the poor or needy; anything given as charity: The hands of the beggars were outstretched for alms. [bef. 1000; ME almes, almesse, OE aelmesse (cf. OS alamosna, OHG… …   Universalium

  • alms — [OE] The word alms has become much reduced in its passage through time from its ultimate Greek source, eleēmosúnē ‘pity, alms’. This was borrowed into post classical (Christian) Latin as eleēmosyna, which subsequently became simplified in Vulgar… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • Almosen — Sn std. (8. Jh.), mhd. almuosen, ahd. alamuosan, as. alamosna Entlehnung. Auch anord. ƍlmusa, ae. ælmysse. Entlehnt aus kirchen l. eleēmosyna f., dieses aus gr. eleēmosýnē f. Mitleid (spät auch Almosen ), einem Abstraktum zu gr. eleḗmōn mitleidig …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Almosen — »milde, barmherzige Gabe«: Griech. eleēmosýnē »Mitleid, Erbarmen«, das zu griech. éleos »Jammer, Klage; Mitleid« gehört, gelangte über kirchenlat. eleemosyna »Almosen« und über vlat. Zwischenformen mit anlautendem a mit der Einführung des… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • alms — [OE] The word alms has become much reduced in its passage through time from its ultimate Greek source, eleēmosúnē ‘pity, alms’. This was borrowed into post classical (Christian) Latin as eleēmosyna, which subsequently became simplified in Vulgar… …   Word origins

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