parasol

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French parasol, from Italian parasole, from para- (to shield) +‎ sole (sun).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpæɹəˌsɒl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɹəˌsɑl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

parasol (plural parasols)

  1. A small light umbrella used as protection from the sun.
  2. A miniature paper umbrella used as a decoration in tropical-themed cocktails.
  3. (architecture) A roof or covering of a structure designed to provide cover from wind, rain, or sun.
  4. Any of various Asian species of libellulid dragonfly of the genus Neurothemis.

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Verb[edit]

parasol (third-person singular simple present parasols, present participle parasoling or parasolling, simple past and past participle parasoled or parasolled)

  1. (transitive) To protect with, or as if with, a parasol; to shade.
    • 1826, The Monthly Magazine (page 161)
      Now old ladies, who dare venture a-shopping, go parasolling their withered perfections along, and entertain a decided dread of injuring the immaterial whiteness of their skins, which have ceased to he compared to "lilies" and "snows," and other sonnet-like similes, for more than thirty summers []
    • 2013, Geoff Ryman, The King's Last Song (page 19)
      [] the buffaloes in the mire, and rows of trees parasolling houses along the waterways.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French parasol, from Italian parasole.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpaː.raːˈsɔl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧sol
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Noun[edit]

parasol m (plural parasols or parasollen, diminutive parasolletje n)

  1. parasol

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Descendants[edit]

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: pansolo, parisola
  • Negerhollands: paresol
  • Aukan: paasoo
  • Papiamentu: parasòl
  • Saramaccan: paazóo

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian parasole.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parasol m (plural parasols)

  1. a large, anchored umbrella used as protection from the sun

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

parar (to stop) +‎ sol (sun)

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Noun[edit]

parasol m (plural parasois)

  1. umbrella, sunshade, parasol (used to protect against the sun)
  2. sun visor

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French parasol.

Noun[edit]

parasol

  1. umbrella

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French parasol, from Italian parasole.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paˈra.sɔl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -asɔl
  • Syllabification: pa‧ra‧sol

Noun[edit]

parasol m inan

  1. umbrella (used to protect against the sun or rain)

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Further reading[edit]

  • parasol in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • parasol in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Parasol.

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Noun[edit]

parasol n (plural parasoluri)

  1. (archaic, regional) a parasol (umbrella used as protection from the sun)
    Synonym: umbrelă de soare
  2. wing (of a monoplane)

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Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French parasol.

Noun[edit]

parasol

  1. umbrella

References[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

parar (to stop) +‎ sol (sun)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parasol m (plural parasoles)

  1. umbrella (used to protect against the sun)
  2. sunshade
  3. (automotive) sun visor
  4. parasol

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