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 [script needed] ‎(zaqāru, “to build high”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: zÄ­g`ə-răt
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Noun[edit]

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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): [ziÉ¡É¡uɾɑt]
  • Hyphenation: zig‧gu‧rat

Noun[edit]

ziggurat ‎(definite accusative zigguratı, plural zigguratlar)

  1. ziggurat

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