ziggurat

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English[edit]

Artist's rendering of the Ziggurat of Ur.

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Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒅆𒂍𒉪 (ziqqurratu), from 𒁲 𒊑 (zaqāru, literally to build high).

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ziggurat (plural ziggurats)

  1. A temple tower of the ancient Mesopotamian valley, having the form of a terraced pyramid of successively receding stories.

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ziɡɡuɾɑt]
  • Hyphenation: zig‧gu‧rat

Noun[edit]

ziggurat (definite accusative zigguratı, plural zigguratlar)

  1. ziggurat

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative ziggurat
Definite accusative zigguratı
Singular Plural
Nominative ziggurat zigguratlar
Definite accusative zigguratı zigguratları
Dative ziggurata zigguratlara
Locative zigguratta zigguratlarda
Ablative ziggurattan zigguratlardan
Genitive zigguratın zigguratların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular zigguratım zigguratlarım
2nd singular zigguratın zigguratların
3rd singular zigguratı zigguratları
1st plural zigguratımız zigguratlarımız
2nd plural zigguratınız zigguratlarınız
3rd plural zigguratları zigguratları