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Meaning of "antefixa" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANTEFIXA

antefixa  [ˈæntɪˌfɪksə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANTEFIXA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Antefixa is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANTEFIXA


affixer
əˈfɪksə
al-Aqsa
æl ˈæksə
boxer
ˈbɒksə
coxa
ˈkɒksə
elixir
ɪˈlɪksə
fixer
ˈfɪksə
flexor
ˈflɛksə
indexer
ˈɪndeksə
mixer
ˈmɪksə
moxa
ˈmɒksə
multiplexer
ˈmʌltɪˌplɛksə
nixer
ˈnɪksə
relaxer
rɪˈlæksə
shicksa
ˈʃɪksə
shiksa
ˈʃɪksə
shikse
ˈʃɪksə
shikseh
ˈʃɪksə
sixer
ˈsɪksə
taxa
ˈtæksə
waxer
ˈwæksə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANTEFIXA

antecedents
antecessor
antechamber
antechapel
antechoir
antedate
antediluvial
antediluvially
antediluvian
antefix
antefixal
antelope
antelucan
antemeridian
antemundane
antenatal
antenatal care
antenatal class
antenatal clinic
antenatally

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANTEFIXA

adnexa
chionodoxa
Cunaxa
orixa

Synonyms and antonyms of antefixa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «antefixa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANTEFIXA

Find out the translation of antefixa to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of antefixa from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «antefixa» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

antefixa
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

antefixa
570 millions of speakers

English

antefixa
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

antefixa
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

antefixa
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

antefixa
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

antefixa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

antefixa
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

antefixa
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Antefixa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

antefixa
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

antefixa
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

antefixa
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Antefixa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

antefixa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

antefixa
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अँटेफिक्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

antefixa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

antefisse
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

antefixa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

antefixa
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

antefixa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

antefixa
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

antefixa
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

antefixa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

antefixa
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of antefixa

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTEFIXA»

The term «antefixa» is barely ever used and occupies the 197.518 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTEFIXA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «antefixa» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «antefixa» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about antefixa

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANTEFIXA»

Discover the use of antefixa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to antefixa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Isca Silurum: Or, An Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of ...
Antefixa. Plate XXI. figs. 1 and 2. — Two views of an antefix found in the castle grounds. Antefixa were ornaments placed on the roof of temples or other buildings, instead of a parapet ; not continuously, but at short intervals, generally the ...
John Edward Lee, 1862
2
The Egyptian Revival: Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for ...
It was usually embellished with the anthemion motif, but in Classical buildings devoted to Egyptian deities, antefixa have been found decorated with uræi and lotuses (see Plate 20). Antefixa do not occur in Ancient Egyptian architecture (Fig.
James Stevens Curl, 2013
3
A dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities, ed. by W. Smith
[CoKNi.] ANTEFIXA, tcrra-cottas, which exhibited va- nsas oroararntal designs, and were used in archi- , to cover the frieze (zoplmrua) of the enta- number of them might be increased to any extent, and copies of the same design were no doubt ...
Greek antiquities, sir William Smith, 1842
4
A DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES
ANTENNA. ANTHERICUS. prore? that tne Volsci had attained to considerable taste in I heir architecture. Their antefixa are remarkable for being painted : the ground of that here repiesented is blue; the hair of the six men is black or brown;  ...
5
A school dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities: abridged ...
ANTEFIXA, terra-cottas, which exhibited various ornamental designs, and were used in architecture to cover the frieze (zophorus) of the entablature. These terra- cottas do not appear to have been used among the Greeks, but were probably ...
Sir William Smith, Charles Anthon, 1846
6
Archaeologia Cambrensis
5 and 6 are marks, which will be understood better by the drawings than by the description; it is difficult to say for what they are intended. Fig. 7, OF COTTO, is a stamp well-known in London and elsewhere. ANTEFIXA.—TWO of these singular  ...
7
Description of a Roman Building and Other Remains Lately ...
5 and 6 are marks which will be understood better by the drawings than by the description ; it is difficult to say for what they are intended. Fig. 7 OF COTTO is a stamp well known in London and elsewhere. ANTEFIXA. Two of these singular tiles ...
John Edward Lee, 1801
8
Prolusiones Architectonicæ; Or, Essays on Subjects Connected ...
Some modern architects have called these ornamental terminations antefixa, through a misconception of the use of this word. The antefixa were the ornaments of the zophorus, or frieze, which, in early times, were formed in terra-cotta.
William Wilkins, 1837
9
Harvard Studies in Classical Philology
It would be one of the antefixa fictilia cited by Cato as symbols of the unspoiled character of the city during the formative years of the Republic : 1am nimis multos audio Corinthi et Athenarum ornamenta laudantes mirantesque et antefixa fictilia  ...
G. P. Goold, 1972
10
Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
... a deep extension to the west end or front of a church, often a number of bays long and with a nave and aisles. !99 antefix see antefixa. antefixa, plural antefixae; Lat.; in classical architecture, one of a number of decorative blocks placed at the ...
Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi, 2008

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Antefixa [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/antefixa>. Mar 2020 ».
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