pagoda

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English[edit]

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The pagoda at Shitennoji in Osaka

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pagode, which is via Tamil from Sanskrit भगवती (bhagavatī, name of a goddess) or भागवत (bhāgavata, follower of Bhagavatī).

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pagoda (plural pagodas)

  1. A religious building in South and Southeast Asia, especially a multi-storey tower erected as a Hindu or Buddhist temple. [from 16th c.]
  2. (now rare, usually in form pagod) An image or carving of a god in South and Southeast Asia; an idol. [from 16th c.]
  3. (now historical) A unit of currency, a coin made of gold or half gold, issued by various dynasties in medieval southern India. [from 16th c.]
    • 1808–10, William Hickey, Memoirs of a Georgian Rake, Folio Society 1995, p. 240:
      I, in about two hours, notwithstanding the utmost caution, found myself minus upwards of six hundred pagodas [] .
  4. An ornamental structure imitating the design of the religious building, erected in a park or garden. [from 18th c.]
  5. (rare) A pagoda sleeve. [from 19th c.]

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagoda f (plural pagodes)

  1. pagoda (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pagoda f

  1. (architecture) pagoda

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈpɒɡodɒ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧go‧da
  • Rhymes: -dɒ

Noun[edit]

pagoda (plural pagodák)

  1. (architecture) pagoda

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative pagoda pagodák
accusative pagodát pagodákat
dative pagodának pagodáknak
instrumental pagodával pagodákkal
causal-final pagodáért pagodákért
translative pagodává pagodákká
terminative pagodáig pagodákig
essive-formal pagodaként pagodákként
essive-modal
inessive pagodában pagodákban
superessive pagodán pagodákon
adessive pagodánál pagodáknál
illative pagodába pagodákba
sublative pagodára pagodákra
allative pagodához pagodákhoz
elative pagodából pagodákból
delative pagodáról pagodákról
ablative pagodától pagodáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
pagodáé pagodáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
pagodáéi pagodákéi
Possessive forms of pagoda
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. pagodám pagodáim
2nd person sing. pagodád pagodáid
3rd person sing. pagodája pagodái
1st person plural pagodánk pagodáink
2nd person plural pagodátok pagodáitok
3rd person plural pagodájuk pagodáik

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pagode, which is via Tamil from Sanskrit भगवती (Bhagavatī, name of a goddess) or भागवत (Bhāgavata, follower of Bhagavatī).

Noun[edit]

pagoda f (plural pagode)

  1. (architecture) pagoda

Latvian[edit]

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pagoda f (4th declension)

  1. (architecture) pagoda

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Lithuanian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pagoda f (plural pagodos)

  1. pagoda

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagoda f

  1. pagoda

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pǎɡoda/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧go‧da

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pàgoda f (Cyrillic spelling па̀года)

  1. (architecture) pagoda

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagoda f (plural pagodas)

  1. pagoda