dambana

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Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit आलम्भन (ālambhana, touching (the heart); sacrificing; killing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: dam‧ba‧na
  • IPA(key): /damˈbanaʔ/, [dɐmˈba.nɐʔ]
  • IPA(key): /dambaˈnaʔ/, [dɐm.bɐˈnaʔ] (obsolete)

Noun[edit]

dambanà (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜋ᜔ᜊᜈ)

  1. altar; shrine
    Synonyms: altar, dalanginan, sambahan

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2016) Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 191