chayer

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French chaiere, from Latin cathedra, from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathédra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛi̯ər(ə)/, /ˈtʃɛi̯r(ə)/, /ˈtʃaːər(ə)/, /ˈtʃaːr(ə)/

Noun[edit]

chayer (plural chayeres)

  1. A padded chair or armchair; a seat facilitating comfort:
    1. A litter or palanquin; a moveable seat.
    2. A regal seat or chair; a throne.
    3. (theology) The seat of God as King of Heaven.
  2. (figuratively) An office or position and the authority it gives.
  3. (rare) A podium or dais; an elevated portion of floor.

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