minaret

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English[edit]

Three minarets of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
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Etymology[edit]

[1682] Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Persian مناره(menâre), from Arabic مَنَارَة(manāra, lighthouse). See note on pronunciations and borrowing of words with ـَة(-a).

Noun[edit]

minaret ‎(plural minarets)

  1. the tall slender tower of an Islamic mosque, from which the muezzin recites the adhan (call to prayer)
    • 2005, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade, page 37, paragraph 2
      And in the background of the picture, just out of focus behind the man, was a soaring minaret outlined against a shockingly blue sky.

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: mi‧na‧ret

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة(manāra, lighthouse).

Noun[edit]

minaret f, m ‎(plural minaretten, diminutive minaretje n)

  1. minaret

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

[1606] Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة(manāra, lighthouse).

Noun[edit]

minaret m ‎(plural minarets)

  1. minaret

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة(manāra, lighthouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈminɒrɛt]
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na‧ret

Noun[edit]

minaret ‎(plural minaretek)

  1. minaret

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative minaret minaretek
accusative minaretet minareteket
dative minaretnek minareteknek
instrumental minarettel minaretekkel
causal-final minaretért minaretekért
translative minaretté minaretekké
terminative minaretig minaretekig
essive-formal minaretként minaretekként
essive-modal
inessive minaretben minaretekben
superessive minareten minareteken
adessive minaretnél minareteknél
illative minaretbe minaretekbe
sublative minaretre minaretekre
allative minarethez minaretekhez
elative minaretből minaretekből
delative minaretről minaretekről
ablative minarettől minaretektől
Possessive forms of minaret
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. minaretem minaretjeim
2nd person sing. minareted minaretjeid
3rd person sing. minaretje minaretjei
1st person plural minaretünk minaretjeink
2nd person plural minaretetek minaretjeitek
3rd person plural minaretjük minaretjeik

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mināret

  1. third-person singular imperfect active subjunctive of minō

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة(manāra, lighthouse).

Noun[edit]

minaret m inan

  1. minaret

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French minaret, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish minare), from Arabic مَنَارَة(manāra, lighthouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /minǎːret/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧na‧ret

Noun[edit]

mináret m ‎(Cyrillic spelling мина́рет)

  1. minaret

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