mezquita

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish

Noun[edit]

mezquita (plural mezquitas)

  1. (dated) A mosque.

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mezquita f (plural mezquites)

  1. (Islam) mosque (a place of worship for Muslims)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic مسجد (masjid, mosque, literally place of prostration), from the verbal root سجد (sájada, to prostrate, bow down).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mezquita f (plural mezquitas)

  1. mosque (place of worship for Muslims)