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Webster 1913 Edition


Minaret

Min′a-ret

,
Noun.
[Sp.
minarete
, Ar.
manārat
lamp, lantern, lighthouse, turret, fr.
nār
to shine.]
(Arch.)
A slender, lofty tower attached to a mosque and surrounded by one or more projecting balconies, from which the summon to prayer is cried by the muezzin.

Webster 1828 Edition


Minaret

MIN'ARET

,
Noun.
A small spire or steeple, or spire-like ornament in Saracen architecture.

Definition 2022


minaret

minaret

English

Three minarets of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Noun

minaret (plural minarets)

  1. the tall slender tower of an Islamic mosque, from which the muezzin recites the adhan (call to prayer)
    • 2005, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade, page 37, paragraph 2
      And in the background of the picture, just out of focus behind the man, was a soaring minaret outlined against a shockingly blue sky.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: mi‧na‧ret

Etymology

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة (manāra, lighthouse).

Noun

minaret f, m (plural minaretten, diminutive minaretje n)

  1. minaret

French

Etymology

[1606] Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة (manāra, lighthouse).

Noun

minaret m (plural minarets)

  1. minaret

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Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة (manāra, lighthouse).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈminɒrɛt]
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na‧ret

Noun

minaret (plural minaretek)

  1. minaret

Declension

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative minaret minaretek
accusative minaretet minareteket
dative minaretnek minareteknek
instrumental minarettel minaretekkel
causal-final minaretért minaretekért
translative minaretté minaretekké
terminative minaretig minaretekig
essive-formal minaretként minaretekként
essive-modal
inessive minaretben minaretekben
superessive minareten minareteken
adessive minaretnél minareteknél
illative minaretbe minaretekbe
sublative minaretre minaretekre
allative minarethez minaretekhez
elative minaretből minaretekből
delative minaretről minaretekről
ablative minarettől minaretektől
Possessive forms of minaret
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. minaretem minaretjeim
2nd person sing. minareted minaretjeid
3rd person sing. minaretje minaretjei
1st person plural minaretünk minaretjeink
2nd person plural minaretetek minaretjeitek
3rd person plural minaretjük minaretjeik

Latin

Verb

mināret

  1. third-person singular imperfect active subjunctive of minō

Polish

Etymology

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة (manāra, lighthouse).

Noun

minaret m inan

  1. minaret

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة (manāra, lighthouse).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /minǎːret/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na‧ret

Noun

mináret m (Cyrillic spelling мина́рет)

  1. minaret

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