minaret

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English[edit]

Three minarets of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish minare, from Arabic منارة (manāra(t), lighthouse). Entered into English around 1682.

Noun[edit]

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[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish minare, from Arabic منارة (manāra(t), lighthouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na‧ret

Noun[edit]

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

  1. minaret

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish minare, from Arabic منارة (manāra(t), lighthouse).

Noun[edit]

minaret m (plural minarets)

  1. minaret

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish minare, from Arabic منارة (manāra(t), lighthouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

minaret (plural minaretek)

  1. minaret

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mināret

  1. third-person singular imperfect active subjunctive of minō

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

minaret m

  1. minaret

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish minare, from Arabic منارة (manāra(t), lighthouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mináret m (Cyrillic spelling мина́рет)

  1. minaret

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