“Tomos” declared the word of 2018

January 6, 2019, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presented the Tomos of autocephaly Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epiphanius. PHOTO: Twitter

The main word of 2018 became a Greek religious term “Tomos”.

For the first time in the Ukrainian public space the word “Tomos” was released in April last year, when President Petro Poroshenko has asked Parliament to support his appeal to the Ecumenical Patriarch on the granting of the Tomos of the Ukrainian Autocephalous local Church. Since then, public interest in the issue Thomas was intensified, announced the dictionary of modern Ukrainian language and slang “Maslovo”.

Also contenders for the title of word of the year was “EuroBLECH”, “impunity”, “aggression”, “martial law” and “novice.” In 2018 the word “beginner” declared word of the year in Russia.

See ALSO: Ukraine has given the Tomos of autocephaly

Dictionary “Maslovo” chooses word of the year for the sixth time. In 2013 they became the “euromaidan” 2014 – “cyborgs”, 2015 – “blockade”, 2016 – “corruption” in 2017 “bezviz”.


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