pagode

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagode (plural pagodes)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative spelling of pagod
    • 1583, Ralph Fitch, Voyage to Ormus, and so to Goa in the East India, in John Pinkerton (ed.), A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1811, [1]
      And the house wherein his Pagode or idol standeth, is covered with tiles of silver, and all the walls are gilded with gold.

Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pagode c (singular definite pagoden, plural indefinite pagoder)

  1. (Buddhism) pagoda

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagode c (plural pagodes)

  1. (Buddhism, architecture) pagoda

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagode f (plural pagodes)

  1. (Buddhism, architecture) pagoda

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pagode f

  1. plural of pagoda

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pagode m (definite singular pagoden, indefinite plural pagoder, definite plural pagodene)

  1. (architecture, Buddhism) pagoda

Portuguese[edit]

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pagode

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भगवती (bhagavatī, goddess), via Tamil.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pa‧go‧de

Noun[edit]

pagode m (plural pagodes)

  1. (architecture, Buddhism) pagoda (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)
    • 1720, Rafael Bluteau, Vocabulario Portuguez, & Latino, Officina de Pascoal da Sylva, page 185:
      Dizem que no Reyno de Golgonda ha hum pagode [] onde os Gentios fazem a ſua oração
      It's said that in the Golkonda Kingdom there is a pagoda [] where the gentiles pray
  2. (historical) pagoda (Indian unit of currency)
    • 1720, Rafael Bluteau, Vocabulario Portuguez, & Latino, Officina de Pascoal da Sylva, page 185:
      Tambem he moeda de ouro [] que o Gentio da India fabrica, [] foy chamada pagode.
      It is also (the name of) a gold coin [] minted by the Indian gentiles, [] it was named pagoda.
  3. spree

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