memorial

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

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Noun[edit]

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memorial (plural memorials)

  1. (obsolete) Memory; recollection. [14th–18th c.]
  2. Something, such as a monument, by which someone or something is remembered. [from 14th c.]
  3. A chronicle or memoir. [from 14th c.]
  4. (now rare) A note or memorandum. [from 14th c.]
  5. (chiefly Christianity) A service of remembrance or commemoration. [from 15th c.]
  6. (law) A statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc. [from 17th c.]
    • 1808–10, William Hickey, Memoirs of a Georgian Rake, Folio Society 1995:
      Captain Surman [] immediately addressed a memorial to the governor, stating that an act of Providence had sent him into port for the preservation of the lives of those on board; he therefore trusted he should be allowed to refit and depart.

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Adjective[edit]

memorial (comparative more memorial, superlative most memorial)

  1. Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.
    a memorial building
  2. Contained in the memory.
    a memorial possession
  3. (now rare) Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
    • 1887, Walter William Skeat, Principles of English Etymology:
      This succession of Aspirate, Soft, and Hard, may be expressed by the memorial word ASH.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

memorial

  1. memorial.

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

memorial

  1. memorial.

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin memoriālis.

Noun[edit]

memorial m (plural memoriales)

  1. memorial

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