pentagram

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English[edit]

pentagram
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πεντάγραμμον (pentágrammon), noun form of the adjectives πεντάγραμμος (pentágrammos) and πεντέγραμμος (pentégrammos, five-lined, having five lines). Equivalent to penta- + gram.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: pĕnʹ-tə-grăm, IPA(key): /ˈpɛn.tə.ɡɹæm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pen‧ta‧gram
  • Rhymes: -ɛntəɡɹæm

Noun[edit]

pentagram (plural pentagrams)

  1. The shape of a five-pointed star constructed of five intersecting lines meeting at the vertices, such that a central pentagon and five surrounding isosceles triangles are formed; often with magical connotations; a 5/2 (or 5/3) star polygon.
    • 1871, W. J. C. Miller (editor), Mathematical Questions and Solutions, Volume XV, page 47,
      Prove that the circles so belonging to the 6 pentagrams formed by 6 lines meet in a point, and so on; the series of theorems being interminable.
    • 2007, Christopher Penczak, The Temple of High Witchcraft: Ceremonies, Spheres, and the Witches' Qabalah[1], page 345:
      The passive pentagrams of spirit are drawn first in the quarters of the passive elements—water and earth—and likewise followed by the appropriate traditional elemental pentagram.
    • 2012, John Barnes, Gems of Geometry[2], page 59:
      Four figures involve 12 pentagrams arranged as in the faces of a dodecahedron with their vertices touching.

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pentagram m inan

  1. (geometry) pentagram (five-pointed star polygon)
  2. (occult) pentagram (magical symbol)

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • pentagram in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • pentagram in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • pentagram in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

Danish[edit]

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pentagram n (singular definite pentagrammet, plural indefinite pentagrammer)

  1. pentagram

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Dutch[edit]

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pentagram n (plural pentagrammen, diminutive pentagrammetje n)

  1. pentagram
    Synonym: pentakel

References[edit]

  • pentagram” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

Friulian[edit]

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pentagram m (plural pentagrams)

  1. pentagram
  2. (music) staff or stave

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πεντάγραμμον (pentágrammon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛnˈtaɡ.ram/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɡram
  • Syllabification: pen‧tag‧ram

Noun[edit]

pentagram m inan

  1. (geometry) pentagram (five-pointed star polygon)
  2. (occult) pentagram (magical symbol)

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adjective

Further reading[edit]

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

Slovak[edit]

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pentagram m

  1. (geometry) pentagram (five-pointed star polygon)
  2. (occult) pentagram (magical symbol)

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • pentagram in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Slovene[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pentagram m inan

  1. (geometry) pentagram (five-pointed star polygon)
  2. (occult) pentagram (magical symbol)

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • pentagram”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pentagram n

  1. pentagram

Declension[edit]

Declension of pentagram 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pentagram pentagrammet pentagram pentagrammen
Genitive pentagrams pentagrammets pentagrams pentagrammens

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