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Three minarets of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

English

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Etymology

From the Turkish minare, from the Arabic منارة manārä ("lighthouse"). Entered into English around 1682.

Noun

Singular
minaret

Plural
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  1. the tall slender tower of an Islamic mosque, from which the muezzin recites the adhan (call to prayer)
    • 2005, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade, page 37, paragraph 2
      And in the background of the picture, just out of focus behind the man, was a soaring minaret outlined against a shockingly blue sky.

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Bosnian

Etymology

From Turkish minare < Arabic منارة.

Noun

minaret m (plural minareti)

  1. minaret

Declension

Declension of minaret Singular Plural
Nominative minaret minareti
Genitive minareta minareta
Dative minaretu minaretima
Accusative minaret minarete
Vocative minarete minareti
Instrumental minaretom minaretima
Locative minaretu minaretima


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Croatian

Etymology

From Turkish minare < Arabic منارة.

Noun

minaret m (plural minareti)

  1. minaret

Declension

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Dutch

Noun

minaret (plural minaretten)

  1. minaret

Polish

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Noun

minaret m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|minaret]]

  1. minaret

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative minaret minarety
Genitive minaretu minaretów
Dative minaretowi minaretom
Accusative minaret minarety
Instrumental minaretem minaretami
Locative minarecie minaretach
Vocative minarecie minarety

Serbian

Etymology

From Turkish minare < Arabic منارة.

Noun

minaret m. (plural minareti) (Cyrillic spelling минарет)

  1. minaret

Declension

Declension of minaret Singular Plural
Nominative minaret minareti
Genitive minareta minareta
Dative minaretu minaretima
Accusative minaret minarete
Vocative minarete minareti
Instrumental minaretom minaretima
Locative minaretu minaretima


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