memorial

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin memoriale, neuter of memorialis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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, p. 178:
      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. Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
    • (Can we date this quote by Skeat and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      This succession of Aspirate, Soft, and Hard, may be expressed by the memorial word ASH.

Translations[edit]


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]

Noun[edit]

memorial m (plural memoriales)

  1. memorial