темпао

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Tempel.

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темпао m (Latin spelling tempao)

  1. (archaic) temple, shrine
    • 1838, Ljudevit Gaj, Danica Ilirska, Vol. 4, No. 5:
      …kroz koju se na jednom kraju vidješe hram (tempao) Eskulapov, a na drugom Jupiterov.
      …through which is seen at one end the temple of Æsculapius, and at the other, of Jupiter.
    • 1895, Vienac: Zabavi i Pouci, No. 50:
      Zavjetova se, da će na prvoj točki zemlje, gdje živ i zdrav stavi nogu, podignuti tempao na čast Majke Božje.
      He swore that, upon the first spot of earth where he placed his foot healthy and alive, he would raise a temple in honor of the Mother of God.

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