mosque

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French mosquée, from Italian moschea, ultimately from Arabic مَسْجِد(masjid, literally place of prostration).[1] Doublet of masjid.

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Noun[edit]

mosque (plural mosques)

  1. (Islam) A place of worship for Muslims, often having at least one minaret; a masjid.
    There's a mosque near where I live.
    Synonym: masjid

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “mosque”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

mosque ?

  1. mosque

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mosque

  1. inflection of moscar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoske/, [ˈmos.ke]

Verb[edit]

mosque

  1. inflection of moscar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative