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Meaning of "bema" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BEMA

Via Late Latin, from Greek bēma, from bainein to go.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BEMA

bema  [ˈbiːmə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEMA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bema 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.

WHAT DOES BEMA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

bema

Bema

The bema or bima is an elevated platform. In ancient Athens, it was used an orator's podium. In synagogues, it is also known as a or bimah and is for Torah reading during services. In Orthodox churches, a bema is the raised area around the altar, or the sanctuary. In antiquity it was made of stone, but in modern times it is usually a rectangular wooden platform approached by steps.

Definition of bema in the English dictionary

The definition of bema in the dictionary is the speaker's platform in the assembly in ancient Athens. Other definition of bema is a raised area surrounding the altar in a church; the sanctuary.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEMA


beamer
ˈbiːmə
Beemer
ˈbiːmə
bima
ˈbiːmə
bimah
ˈbiːmə
creamer
ˈkriːmə
dreamer
ˈdriːmə
edema
ɪˈdiːmə
emblema
ɛmˈbliːmə
Fukushima
ˌfuːkuːˈʃiːmə
Hiroshima
ˌhɪrɒˈʃiːmə
Lima
ˈliːmə
parabema
ˌpærəˈbiːmə
pima
ˈpiːmə
Redeemer
rɪˈdiːmə
rima
ˈriːmə
schema
ˈskiːmə
steamer
ˈstiːmə
streamer
ˈstriːmə
Tema
ˈtiːmə
thema
ˈθiːmə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEMA

bemad
bemadam
bemaul
bemazed
Bemba
bembex
Bembo
bemean
bemedal
bemete
bemingle
bemire
bemist
bemoan
bemoaner
bemock
bemoil
bemonster
bemouth

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEMA

Alma-Tadema
anathema
barium enema
cinema
diastema
eczema
emphysema
empyema
enema
erythema
exanthema
Hobbema
myxedema
oedema
pulmonary emphysema
seriema
Shema
the cinema
treponema
ulema

Synonyms and antonyms of bema in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bema» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEMA

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

Translator English - Chinese

BEMA
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bema
570 millions of speakers

English

bema
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

BEMA
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البيما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Bema
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bema
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Bema
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bema
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bema
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bema
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

BEMA
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

BEMA
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bema
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Bema
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Bema
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बीमा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bema
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bema
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Bema
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Bema
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bema
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Βήματος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Bema
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bema
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bema
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bema

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEMA»

The term «bema» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.464 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEMA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEMA»

Discover the use of bema in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bema and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Architecture and Liturgy of the Bema in Fourth- ...
In fourth to sixth century Syria a nave-platform known as the Bema became popular in some regions before mysteriously disappearing; this study seeks to explain how these bemata functioned and which elements led to their decline.
Emma Loosley, 2012
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Dawa Bema: The Uncertain Monk
By tradition, Dawa Bema, a Tibetan shepherd boy is to become a Buddhist monk. However, after hearing about the God of David, he leaves the priesthood.
Douglas Blackwood, 1988
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A Journey to Egypt and the Holy Land, in 1869-1870
standing on the middle of the minor axis, at the upper part of the ellipse, is ten feet high, not twenty, as stated by Smith in his " Dictionary," and is on a level with the ground immediately above the Bema. This Bema is simply the natural rock not ...
Henry Martyn Harman, 1873
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Bibliography of Emblematic Manuscripts
(BEMA no. 137) 2. Album amicorum of Esaias Major, 1636-1642. Wroclaw, Biblioteka Uniwersytecka we Wroclawiu: Akc 1949/1026. (BEMA no. *30) 3. Album amicorum of Johannes Vivianus and Marcus Gheeraerts, 1570-1603. The Hague ...
Sandra Sider, Barbara Obrist, 1997
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Ancient Athens: Its History, Topography, and Remains
a new bema was constructed at this time we know on the authority of Plutarch, which we will now examine. We will preface our remarks by admitting that the reason which Plutarch assigns for the altering of the bema is absurd, namely, that the ...
Thomas Henry Dyer, 1873
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Ancient Athens: Its History, Topography, and Remains
a now bema was constructed at this time we know onJJie authority of Plutarch, which wo will now examine. Wo will preface our remarks by admitting that the reason which Plutarch assigns for the altering of the bema is absurd, namely, that the ...
Thomas Henry Dyer, 1873
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Things to Come: A Study in Biblical Eschatology
E. The subjects of the bema of Christ. There can be little doubt that the bema of Christ is concerned only with believers. The first personal pronoun occurs with too great frequency in 2 Corinthians 5:1-19 to miss this point. Only the believer ...
J. Dwight Pentecost, 2010
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The Century dictionary
If a man could be admitted as an orator, as a regular demagogus, from the popular bema, or hustings, in that case he obtained a hearing. De Quincey, Style, iv. 2. In the Gr. Church, the sanctuary or chancel ; the inclosed space surrounding the ...
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Bema
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Bema means a raised platform.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, McBrewster John, 2010
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A Life God Rewards Devotional
Paul also makes it clear that your salvation is not at stake at the bema. Why? Because only your works are being judged at the bema, not what you believed about Jesus on earth. A person could leave the bema with few or no rewards, yet he ...
Bruce Wilkinson, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEMA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bema is used in the context of the following news items.
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BioDelivery Sciences looks to raise $150M with stock sale
The company is also seeking regulatory approval for BEMA Buprenorphine, the company's treatment for chronic pain. The FDA is expected to ... «News & Observer, Jul 15»
2
Company Shares of BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. Rally …
In formulating the Companys products and product candidates, BDSI utilizes the BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drugs delivery technology, ... «News Watch International, Jul 15»
3
Hillary Clinton campaign event moves to BEMA due to increased …
The Hillary Clinton campaign event was originally scheduled to occur in a private residence, but too many people registered online. «The Dartmouth, Jul 15»
4
Political News, Now.
Holding a microphone as she spoke from the stage at The Bema, an amphitheater-style spot near the college campus – where, according to a ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Why Steve Cohen's Point72 Asset Management Just Disclosed …
The Company's products and certain of its product candidates utilize the BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drug delivery technology, a small, ... «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
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Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally
... Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded ... «Valley News, Jul 15»
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Senior citizen dies in head-on collision
Miri Fire and Rescue station chief Supt Ali Bema who was at the scene when contacted today said the victim, aged 60, died from serious head ... «The Borneo Post, Jul 15»
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Analyst Price Target Update on BioDelivery Sciences International …
In formulating the Companys products and product candidates, BDSI utilizes the BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drugs delivery technology, ... «OTC Outlook, Jul 15»
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Small Cap Stocks to Track: BioDelivery Sciences International …
The company offers its products based on its patented BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drug delivery technology, which consists of a small, ... «Techsonian, Jul 15»
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FBU Southern California top performers
San Diego (Westview) 2017 running back Bema Bonsu has good athleticism and speed in the open field. He runs through and breaks a ton of ... «247Sports.com, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Bema [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bema>. Jan 2021 ».
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