Thursday, August 6, 2009


eleemosynary \ˌe-li-ˈmä-sə-ˌner-ē\ adjective: of, relating to, or supported by charity

Etymology: Medieval Latin eleemosynarius, from Late Latin eleemosyna alms, from Greek eleēmosynē pity, alms, from eleēmōn merciful, from eleos pity

Sometimes it’s just easier to listen to a pronunciation audio clip, even when the pronunciation guide spells it out for you.

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