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Meaning of "circumambulatory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CIRCUMAMBULATORY

circumambulatory  [ˌsɜːkəmˌæɛmbjʊˈleɪtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CIRCUMAMBULATORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Circumambulatory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CIRCUMAMBULATORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of circumambulatory in the English dictionary

The definition of circumambulatory in the dictionary is of or relating to the act of walking around a sacred object.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CIRCUMAMBULATORY


adulatory
ˌædjʊˈleɪtərɪ
anovulatory
ˌænɒvjʊˈleɪtərɪ
circulatory
ˌsɜːkjʊˈleɪtərɪ
compilatory
ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪtərɪ
congratulatory
kənˌɡrætʃʊˈleɪtərɪ
copulatory
ˌkɒpjʊˈleɪtərɪ
deregulatory
diːˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪtərɪ
escalatory
ˌeskəˈleɪtərɪ
expostulatory
ɪksˈpɒstjʊˌleɪtərɪ
jaculatory
ˌdʒækjʊˈleɪtərɪ
matriculatory
məˌtrɪkjʊˈleɪtərɪ
oscillatory
ˌɒsɪˈleɪtərɪ
postulatory
ˈpɒstjʊˌleɪtərɪ
regulatory
ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪtərɪ
revelatory
ˌrevəˈleɪtərɪ
self-congratulatory
ˌselfkənɡrætʃʊˈleɪtərɪ
self-regulatory
ˌsɛlfrɛɡjʊˈleɪtərɪ
stridulatory
ˈstrɪdjʊˌleɪtərɪ
translatory
trænsˈleɪtərɪ
ventilatory
ˈvɛntɪˌleɪtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CIRCUMAMBULATORY

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE CIRCUMAMBULATORY

ambulatory
anti-inflammatory
conservatory
defamatory
derogatory
directory
discriminatory
explanatory
exploratory
inflammatory
laboratory
mandatory
migratory
obligatory
observatory
participatory
predatory
preparatory
purgatory
research laboratory
respiratory

Synonyms and antonyms of circumambulatory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «circumambulatory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CIRCUMAMBULATORY

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

Translator English - Chinese

circumambulatory
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

circumambulatory
570 millions of speakers

English

circumambulatory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

circumambulatory
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

circumambulatory
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

круговых
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

circumambulatory
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রদক্ষিণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circumambulatoire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Circumambulatory
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

umschreitbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

circumambulatory
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

circumambulatory
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Circumambulatory
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

circumambulatory
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

circumambulatory
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आवशपूर्ण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

circumambulatory
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

circumambulatory
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

circumambulatory
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кругових
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

circumambulatory
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

circumambulatory
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

circumambulatory
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

circumambulatory
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

circumambulatory
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of circumambulatory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBULATORY»

The term «circumambulatory» is used very little and occupies the 193.348 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBULATORY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CIRCUMAMBULATORY»

Discover the use of circumambulatory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to circumambulatory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Archaeology of Early Buddhism
What is most odd about this stupa is the lack ofa clear circumambulatory path. Circumambulation was possible on the square drum that surrounded the stupa. Stairs ascending the drum on the northern and southern sides suggest that it was  ...
Lars Fogelin, 2006
2
The Courts of Pre-colonial South India: Material Culture and ...
The main streets in Ramnad town which have been mentioned so far are the Kasikadai and the circumambulatory street which surrounds the palace. Besides these streets, two other roads through the old walled town appear to have been ...
Jennifer Howes, 2003
3
Buddhist Monasteries of Himachal
The interior is divided into two narrow side aisles that lead to the altar in front and the wide space in the middle for the usual monks' sitting arrangement. About one metre wide circumambulatory passage runs on three sides of the du-khang.
O.C. Handa, 2004
4
Metallurgical Process Engineering
The circumambulatory connection mode is often seen in the manufacturing process. For example, in the steel-making process, there are many modes of transportation connection between CC casters and reheating furnaces sometimes.
Ruiyu Yin, 2011
5
Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and ...
Conclusion. On. Circumambulatory. Reading. I beganthisbook with the figure of Myōe (1173–1232),the monk who cut off his own ear, believing wholeheartedly in the material connection between the sacred words he read from the sutras' ...
Charlotte Eubanks, 2011
6
The City and the Country in Early India: A Study of Malwa
A circumambulatory path was paved with large stone slabs 9' 6'' long. The circumambulatory path was enclosed with massive stone railings with pillars 8' 4'' high. These pillars were connected by three crossbars and topped with a coping  ...
P. K. Basant, 2012
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World Heritage Monuments and Related Edifices in India
The main temple of the Mallikarjuna group lacks an antechamber and circumambulatory passage. The most interesting feature of the temple is the Kadamba-nagara style tower. Chikka-gudi is similar to Guadar-gudi but is better organized, with ...
Ali Javid, ʻAlī Jāvīd, Tabassum Javeed, 2008
8
World Heritage and National Registers: Stewardship in ...
The row of buildings surrounding the circumambulatory path and some of the open space beyond the path are included as the buffer zone.3 Interestingly, the original site included the ring of buildings now in the buffer zone. This change was ...
Thomas R. Gensheimer, Celeste Lovette Guichard, 2014
9
Rome in the East: The Transformation of an Empire
This is not to imply any form of Iraman Zoroastriamsm in Nabataean religion,2'" as a circumambulatory is not solely for fire-worship. Somc of the more important Iraman circumambulatory temples did not involve tire-worship, for example the ...
Warwick Ball, 2002
10
Handbuch der Orientalistik
97, 98).54 Only at this stage did the main stupa s circumambulatory path become enclosed. This integration of the surrounding structures is a feature that Butkara I shares with the contemporary Dharmarajika stupa in Taxila (fig. 1). One of the ...
Kurt A. Behrendt, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBULATORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term circumambulatory is used in the context of the following news items.
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If Presidential Candidates Were Black Metal Bands…
The rare, trained ear that can decipher human language beneath their circumambulatory proclamations will find the contents often concern ... «Flavorwire, Jun 15»
2
Charles Correa: The great modernist
... open kund at its centre, as does the Vidhan Bhawan in Bhopal with stupa-like forms and circumambulatory pathways around civic functions. «Livemint, Jun 15»
3
Perfect geometry
The serpents rise from the base of the outer walls of the temple and run through its perimeter in a circumambulatory mode till they appear with ... «The Hindu, May 15»
4
Sanchi Stupa: Things you would want to know about the monument
A typical stupa comprises of a semi-spherical dome, circumambulatory pathways called Pradakshinapatha along with pillared structured ... «The Indian Express, May 15»
5
A symbol of victory
The circumambulatory inner precincts of the towering Big Temple vimana, rising above the sanctum sanctorum to a height of 216 feet and all of ... «The Hindu, Apr 15»
6
Album Review: 'Solo' by Nils Frahm
“Circling” begins with a slow, circumambulatory counterpoint that repeatedly threatens to break away into something melodic but never fully ... «The Independent, Apr 15»
7
A journey through murals in south India
Anna said circumambulatory ritual practice (pradakshina) and acts of actual and virtual pilgrimage, which delineate and define sacred spaces ... «Times of India, Mar 15»
8
Bhagat Puran Singh Ji's letter renouncing Padam Shree after Indian …
Temple servants of Sri Darbar Sahib Mukatsar, were made to lie face downwards in the circumambulatory path around the sacred tank and ... «SikhSiyasat.Net, Feb 15»
9
Just a medley
The fast-paced circumambulatory movements of her arms captured the radiance of the sun in all its glory. Moving away from the traditional ... «The Hindu, Dec 14»
10
Boudha: My Local Heritage by Kalpana Bhandari
These 3 platforms are also used as circumambulatory passage. The base is approximately a square while the height almost half of one of the ... «Architects' Journal, Nov 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Circumambulatory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/circumambulatory>. Nov 2019 ».
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