Translation of "canon" - English-Spanish dictionary

canon

noun uk /ˈkæn.ən/ us

mainly UK a Christian priest with special duties in a cathedral

canon

formal or specialized religion a rule, principle, or law, especially in the Christian Church

canon

specialized literature all the writings or other works known to be by a particular person

canon
the Shakespearean canon
canonical adjective uk /kəˈnɒn.ɪ.kəl/ us /-ˈnɑː.nɪ-/

(Translation of “canon” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

canon

noun /ˈkӕnən/

a rule (especially of the church)

canon
The Pope’s decision is in line with the canons of the Catholic Church.

a clergyman belonging to a cathedral

canónigo
He served as the Canon of St. Alban’s Church in Toronto.

a list of saints

canon
It was John Paul II who asserted that Sister Benedicta belonged in the canon of Christian saints.

a musical composition in which one part enters after another in imitation

canon
Pachelbel’s canon in D major.

all the writings of an author that are accepted as genuine

obra básica, clásico, canon
the Shakespeare canon.
canonical /-ˈno-/ adjective

canónico
canonical literature.
canonize verb

to place in the list of saints

canonizar
Joan of Arc was canonized in 1920.
canonization noun

canonización

(Translation of “canon” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)