stupa

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See also: stupă and ступа

English[edit]

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The main stupa of Kuthodaw Pagoda in Mandalay, Myanmar

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit स्तूप (stūpa). Doublet of tope.

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stupa (plural stupas)

  1. (Buddhism) A dome-shaped Buddhist monument, used to house relics of the Lord Buddha.
    • 1993, Will Self, My Idea of Fun:
      He mounded so much honey on the top of the buns that they looked like miniature stupas.
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stupa (plural stupas)

  1. A stupe (medicated cloth or sponge).

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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stupa n

  1. definite plural of stup

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse stúpa.

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stupa (present tense stuper or styp, past tense stupte or staup, supine stupt or stope, past participle stupt or stopen, present participle stupande, imperative stup)

  1. To dive (jump head-first)
  2. To fall suddenly, fall in battle.

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stupa n

  1. definite plural of stup

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Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstu.pa/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -upa
  • Syllabification: stu‧pa

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stupa f

  1. (Buddhism) a stupa

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Further reading[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *stǫpa.

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stȕpa f (Cyrillic spelling сту̏па)

  1. A mortar (hollow vessel used to pound, crush, rub, grind or mix ingredients with a pestle).
  2. An application with a hollow vessel to poss cloth, such as a fulling mill.
  3. A pounding-mill, stamp-mill for grain, the contrivance where corn had to be pounded in hollow blocks before the meal mill has been invented.

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Spanish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /esˈtupa/, [esˈt̪u.pa]

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stupa f (plural stupas)

  1. stupa

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old Swedish stupa, from Proto-Germanic *stūpaną. Cognate of English stoop (crouch).

Verb[edit]

stupa (present stupar, preterite stupade, supine stupat, imperative stupa)

  1. To fall (head over heels)
  2. To die or fall (in battle), to be killed in action
    Den tredje söndagen i maj är de stupades dag i Finland
    The third Sunday in May is the Day of the Fallen in Finland
  3. To fall asleep, exhausted (like a fallen warrior)
  4. To slope steeply.
    branta kalkstensklippor som stupar ner mot de slingrande floderna Dordogne och Vézère.
    steep limestone cliffs that fall down towards the meandering rivers Dordogne and Vézère.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit स्तूप (stūpa).

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stupa c

  1. A stupa; a Buddhist monument.
Declension[edit]
Declension of stupa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stupa stupan stupor stuporna
Genitive stupas stupans stupors stupornas

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