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Meaning of "circumambulation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CIRCUMAMBULATION

circumambulation  [ˌsɜːkəmˌæmbjʊˈleɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CIRCUMAMBULATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Circumambulation 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 CIRCUMAMBULATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

circumambulation

Circumambulation

Circumambulation is the act of moving around a sacred object or idol. Circumambulation of temples or deity images is an integral part of Hindu and Buddhist devotional practice. It is also present in other religions, including Christianity and Islam.

Definition of circumambulation in the English dictionary

The definition of circumambulation in the dictionary is the act of walking or moving around a sacred object. Other definition of circumambulation is the act of walking around something.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CIRCUMAMBULATION


calculation
ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən
cancellation
ˌkænsɪˈleɪʃən
circulation
ˌsɜːkjʊˈleɪʃən
compilation
ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃən
correlation
ˌkɒrɪˈleɪʃən
formulation
ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃən
installation
ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən
insulation
ˌɪnsjʊˈleɪʃən
isolation
ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən
legislation
ˌlɛdʒɪsˈleɪʃən
manipulation
məˌnɪpjʊˈleɪʃən
musculation
ˌmʌskjʊˈleɪʃən
mutilation
ˌmjuːtɪˈleɪʃən
population
ˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən
regulation
ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪʃən
relation
rɪˈleɪʃən
simulation
ˌsɪmjʊˈleɪʃən
translation
trænsˈleɪʃən
ventilation
ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən
violation
ˌvaɪəˈleɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CIRCUMAMBULATION

circumambages
circumambagious
circumambience
circumambiency
circumambient
circumambiently
circumambulate
circumambulator
circumambulatory
circumbendibus
circumcenter
circumcentre
circumcircle
circumcise
circumciser
circumcision
circumduce
circumduct
circumduction
circumductory

WORDS THAT END LIKE CIRCUMAMBULATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation

Synonyms and antonyms of circumambulation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «circumambulation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CIRCUMAMBULATION

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

Translator English - Chinese

纳木措
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

circunvalación
570 millions of speakers

English

circumambulation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परिक्रमा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الطواف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обход
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

circumambulação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিক্রমণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circumambulation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Circumambulation
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Umrundung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巡行
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

circumambulation
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nglenggahi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

circumambulation
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுற்றிவருதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिभ्रमण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tavaf
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

circumambulazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

okrążanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обхід
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

circumambulation
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περιφορά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

circumambulation
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Circumambulation
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

circumambulation
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of circumambulation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBULATION»

The term «circumambulation» is normally little used and occupies the 112.012 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBULATION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «circumambulation» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «circumambulation» 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 circumambulation

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CIRCUMAMBULATION»

Discover the use of circumambulation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to circumambulation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Narmad?parikram? - Circumambulation of the Narmad? River: On ...
In Narmad?parikram?. Circumambulation of the Narmad? River Jürgen Neuss offers a comprehensive study of the Narmad?parikram?, a singular Hindu pilgrimage, which comprises the complete circumambulation of the Central Indian river Narmad?.
Jürgen Neuß, 2012
2
Cornell: a circuition around his circumambulation
In this series of prose meditations David Kennedy considers the boxes as structures of feeling and sets Cornell's work in the contect of other art and poetry inspired by city walking. Saddlestapled chapbook.
David Kennedy, 2001
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A Reader on Classical Islam
The honor of the House is great: what is due the guest is always observed and the obligation to whoever seeks refuge and shelter is not denied. . . . As for the circumambulation, you must know that circumambulation is a prayer, so your heart ...
F. E. Peters, 1993
4
A Jungian Circumambulation of Art and Therapy: Ornithology ...
The book will appeal to artists looking for a threshold into the arts in therapy'. Rejection of reductionism and fundamentalism made Edwards a champion of soul, a challenger of simple mindedness.
Malcolm Learmonth, Karen Huckvale, 2010
5
Kora: Tibetan Kora - Circumambulation of a Sacred Place
The work of the English artist Hamish Fulton (b. in London in 1946) uncontestedly occupies a unique
‎2009
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FREEMASONRY AND ITS KINDRED SCIENCES
CIRCUMAMBULATION CITY 185 This ceremony the Greeks called moving ck Sejm ev Setta, from the right to the right, which was the direction of the motion, and the Romans applied to it the term dextrovorsum, or dextror- sum, which signifies ...
ALBERT G. MACKEY, M.D., 1917
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The Hindu Temple: An Introduction to Its Meaning and Forms
This circumambulation is a rite constituting a bodily participation in movements and prayer. In some cases it is translated into architectural forms and many temples are furnished with ambulatory passageways. Circumambulation takes the ...
George Michell, 1977
8
The Four Cardinal Points and Circumambulation in Freemasonry
THIS 64 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Restorations of Masonic Geometry and Symbolry Being a Dissertation on the Lost Knowledges of the Lodge, by H. P. H. Bromwell. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1564594173.
H. P. H. Bromwell, 2010
9
The Significance of Masonic Circumambulation
THIS 7 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Hermetic Masonry, by Frank C. Higgins. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 0922802122.
Frank C. Higgins, 2010
10
The Rite of Circumambulation and the Royal Secret
THIS 7 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Royal Secret, by I. Edward Clark. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1564594947.
I. Edward Clark, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBULATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term circumambulation is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Small fire at Grand Mosque in Makkah
The sources said the small fire did not affect the movement of pilgrims and visitors. The Tawaf (circumambulation around the Kaaba) and the ... «Saudi Gazette, Jul 15»
2
New Madinah International Airport Inaugurated
Catering to the growing number of Muslim worshippers travelling to the holy land, the expansion of the mataf, or circumambulation area around ... «Onislam.net, Jul 15»
3
Dalai Lama celebrates 80th birthday with California summit
What other way to celebrate such a profound being's circumambulation around the Sun than a call to action for greater compassion towards the ... «The Bell Jar, Jul 15»
4
Massive crowd surrounding Kaaba
After the prayer, Muslims perform tawaf ritual, circumambulation of the Kaaba seven times, and pray until morning. SHOT LIST Monday, July 6 ... «Cihan News Agency, Jul 15»
5
HMC highlights precautions against infections for Umrah pilgrims
Whenever feasible, it is advisable to do circumambulation (Tawaf) in the evening or at night. The risk of trauma and injuries is heightened with ... «JustHere Qatar, Jul 15»
6
New app helps pilgrims count Tawaaf rounds
... Mukarramah is now providing pilgrims with a mobile phone app that can keep track of their rounds during the Tawaaf or circumambulation. «Business Recorder, Jul 15»
7
App Counts Pilgrims Tawaf in Makkah
... Makkah, a Saudi university has developed a new mobile app that keeps track of rounds during the tawaf or circumambulation of the Ka`aba. «Onislam.net, Jul 15»
8
Global Compassion Summit: The Ultimate Birthday Present for the …
What other way to celebrate such a profound being's circumambulation around the Sun than a call to action for greater compassion towards the ... «RYOT, Jul 15»
9
Free Wi-Fi in Saudi Arabia's Makkah Haram courtyard
Al-Khuzaim said the presidency will also make available Bluetooth service for worshippers in the mataf (circumambulation area around the ... «Al-Arabiya, Jul 15»
10
Youth Welfare Presidency takes part in serving pilgrims
They are also assisting security men ease congestion near the Grand Mosque, helping pilgrims in their circumambulation and facilitating their ... «SeeandSay, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Circumambulation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/circumambulation>. Jul 2019 ».
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