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  1. kyrie(Noun)

    A short prayer or petition including the phrase kyrie, meaning "Lord, have mercy".

  2. kyrie(Noun)

    : A setting of the traditional kyrie text to music for a Mass.

  3. Origin: Contraction of the phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kyrie(noun)

    see Kyrie eleison


  1. Kyrie

    Kyrie, a transliteration of Greek Κύριε, vocative case of Κύριος, on whose meaning see Kyrios, is a common name of an important prayer of Christian liturgy, also called the Kyrie eleison. The phrase predates Christian usage.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kyrie

    kir′i-ē, n. the Kyrie eleïson='Lord have mercy,' including both the words and the music to which they are sung: one of the responses to the commandments in the Anglican ante-communion service.—Kyrie eleïson, a form of prayer which occurs in all the ancient Greek liturgies, and retained in the R.C. mass, following immediately after the introit. [Voc. case of Gr. kyrios, lord.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kyrie in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kyrie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love definitely played like the champions.

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