krama

1 of 2

noun (1)

kra·​ma
ˈkrämə
plural -s
: the mingled and consecrated wine and water into which the consecrated bread is broken at the Eucharist in the Eastern Orthodox Church

Krama

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
variants or Kromo
ˈkrȯ(ˌ)mȯ
plural -s
: the form of Javanese used in speaking to or in the presence of social superiors

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Greek, mixture, mixed wine, from kerannynai to mix

Noun (2)

Javanese krama

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“Krama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/krama. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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