[ mˈɔːndi], [ mˈɔːndi], [ m_ˈɔː_n_d_i]
How to use "Maundy" in context?
The medieval Latin word for "Easter," "maundy" is a term with rich Christian history. Maundy Thursday marks the conclusion of Holy Week, the week in which Jesus was crucified and died. The term "maundy" comes from the Latin word for "holy." Legend has it that for centuries, Christians believed that when they washed their hands and feet in preparation for the Eucharist, they were cleansing themselves spiritually as well. In addition to marking the end of Holy Week, maundy Thursday also served as a day of service and charity.
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