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canon (n.1)

“规则或法律”, 古英语 canon “教会的规则, 法律或法令”, 来自古法语 canon, 或直接来自晚期拉丁语 canon “教会法, 教会权威颁布的规则或教义”, 在古典拉丁语中, “测量线, 规则”, 来自希腊语 kanon “任何直杆或杆子; 规则; 卓越的标准”, 也许来自 kanna “芦苇” (见 cane (n.

拉丁语在教会使用中被取为“教会的法令”. 一般意义上的“规则或原则” 是14世纪末的; “判断的标准” 是17世纪的. 从15世纪作为“圣经, 基督教会接受的圣经书籍,” 也扩展到世俗书籍的公认优秀或至上. 意思是“公认的圣人目录” 是从1727年开始的. 音乐意义上的“一种赋格的创作” 来自1590年代. 相关内容: Canonicity.

The secular canon, with the word meaning a catalog of approved authors, does not actually begin until the middle of the eighteenth century. .. . [Harold Bloom, “The Western Canon,” 1994].

canon (n.2)

“按照规则生活的神职人员”, 13世纪(12世纪末为姓氏), 来自英法 canun, 来自旧北法 canonie (现代法语 chanoine), 来自教会拉丁语 canonicus “按照规则生活的神职人员”, 拉丁语形容词 canonicus “按照规则” 的名词用法(在教会使用中, “与教会的规则或机构有关的规范” ), 来自希腊语 kanonikos, 来自 kanon “规则” (见 canon (n. 1) ).

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Definitions of canon

canon (n.)
a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field of art or philosophy;
the neoclassical canon
canons of polite society
canon (n.)
a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter;
canon (n.)
a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall;
Synonyms: canyon
canon (n.)
a contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts;
canon (n.)
a complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church;
canon (n.)
a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired;
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