Definition of Panagia in English:

Panagia

(also Panhagia, Panaghia)

noun

Orthodox Church
  • The All-holy (as a title of the Virgin Mary).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Chandler (d. 1810), classical scholar and traveller. From Hellenistic Greek παναγία (used from Origen onwards of the Virgin Mary), feminine of πανάγιος all-holy from ancient Greek παν- + ἅγιος holy.

Pronunciation

Panagia

/ˌpanʌɪˈjiːə//ˌpanʌɪˈjɑː//paˈnʌɪə/