What is another word for maundy thursdays?

2 synonyms found


[ mˈɔːndi θˈɜːzde͡ɪz], [ mˈɔːndi θˈɜːzde‍ɪz], [ m_ˈɔː_n_d_i θ_ˈɜː_z_d_eɪ_z]

Maundy Thursdays, also known as Holy Thursday, commemorates the last supper of Jesus Christ with his disciples before his crucifixion. Synonyms for this day include Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, and Sheer Thursday. The term "maundy" is derived from the Latin word "mandatum", which means commandment. This refers to Jesus' commandment to his disciples to love one another as he has loved them. In many Christian traditions, Maundy Thursday is celebrated through the washing of feet and the sharing of the Eucharist. It is a significant day in the Easter Triduum, which includes Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

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What are the hypernyms for Maundy thursdays?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Holy Thursday, church services, Christian Holidays, Easter season, Lenten Observances, Maundy Thursday Celebrations, Pre-Easter Traditions.

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