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Meaning of "fertility symbol" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FERTILITY SYMBOL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FERTILITY SYMBOL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fertility symbol 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 FERTILITY SYMBOL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fertility symbol

A fertility symbol is an object used by early historical human societies representing fertility, reminders of which remain in folklore today.

Definition of fertility symbol in the English dictionary

The definition of fertility symbol in the dictionary is an object, esp a phallic symbol, used in fertility-cult ceremonies to symbolize regeneration.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FERTILITY SYMBOL

fertigate
fertigating
fertigation
fertile
Fertile Crescent
fertile period
fertilely
fertileness
fertilisable
fertility
fertility clinic
fertility cult
fertility drug
fertility treatment
fertilizable
fertilization
fertilize
fertilizer
ferula
ferulaceous

WORDS THAT END LIKE FERTILITY SYMBOL

bobol
chaebol
chibol
chord symbol
diobol
dummy symbol
gambol
Kabol
obol
phallic symbol
sex symbol
spag bol
status symbol
symbol
Tobol

Synonyms and antonyms of fertility symbol in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «fertility symbol» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FERTILITY SYMBOL

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

Translator English - Chinese

生育能力的象征
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

símbolo de la fertilidad
570 millions of speakers

English

fertility symbol
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रजनन प्रतीक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رمز الخصوبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

символом плодородия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

símbolo de fertilidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উর্বরতা চিহ্ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

symbole de fertilité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Simbol kesuburan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fruchtbarkeitssymbol
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不妊治療のシンボル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다산 의 상징
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Simbol kesuburan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

biểu tượng khả năng sinh sản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருவுறுதல் சின்னம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रजनन चिन्ह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Doğurganlık sembolü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

simbolo di fertilità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

symbol płodności
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

символом родючості
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

simbol de fertilitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σύμβολο γονιμότητας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vrugbaarheid simbool
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fertilitet symbol
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fruktbarhetssymbol
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fertility symbol

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FERTILITY SYMBOL»

The term «fertility symbol» is normally little used and occupies the 150.003 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FERTILITY SYMBOL» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FERTILITY SYMBOL»

Discover the use of fertility symbol in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fertility symbol and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Kokopelli: The Magic, Mirth, and Mischief of an Ancient Symbol
6 Ethnography tells us that snakes were regarded in the Southwest as powerful sacred creatures for the same reasons as in other parts of the world. The primary attributes of the snake that make it such a potent fertility symbol include its ...
Dennis Slifer, 2007
2
Odyssey of the Pueblo Indians: An Introduction to Pueblo ...
Item c, the fertility symbol, consists of three diamonds, or modified triangles, that represented female initiation rites and/or fertility. Another fertility symbol with the same meaning is the zigzag line shown in item k. d. The fertility symbol, item c, ...
William M. Eaton, 2002
3
Uniforms: Why We Are What We Wear
The other hand must clutch the indispensable bouquet, once regarded as a fertility symbol, as was the rice thrown at the happy couple as they depart for a good time. The predominance of white has tempted some wits to offer explanations, like ...
Paul Fussell, 2003
4
Sex Or Symbol?: Erotic Images of Greece and Rome
Erotic Images of Greece and Rome Catherine Johns. 22 BroiIzA' statuette of I' riiipus with a robe lull of fruit. Fertility is symbolised both by the god's accentuated phallus and by the fruit. ist-2nd century AD their young. Though dogs were ...
Catherine Johns, 1982
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Symbol and Image in Celtic Religious Art
Interestingly, Mercury's purse is frequently shown in direct relationship to the goat ;43 thus it may be positioned either between or just above the goat's horns, as if thereby perhaps gaining power as a fertility symbol. Mercury himself shows little ...
Miranda Green, 2003
6
Myths and Legends of Britain and Ireland
The name is of Irish origin, and possibly derived from a common Gaelic expression meaning an immodest woman. She has been variously described as a device to ward off evil spirits; a sexual stimulant; an obscene old hag; a fertility symbol; ...
Richard Jones, 2006
7
Baby Lore: Superstitions & Old Wives Tales from the World ...
Cornwall UK ~ The woodpecker is a fertility symbol. ~ The peacock that dances to attract a mate when the rains come is seen as a fertility symbol, as rain makes the crops fertile. India ~ As water is such a potent fertile source, all water birds ...
Rosalind Franklin, 2005
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Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry: The Cultural Significance of ...
In Bengal, the motif is also used as a fertility symbol. Pomegranate, grape and melon motifs are also common symbols of fertility; this is the case in Turkish, Syrian and Balkan visual arts as well as in the Qing dynasty Chinese context ( Paine ...
Michael Hann, 2013
9
Belief, Bounty, And Beauty: Rituals Around Sacred Trees in India
... add to this already obvious chain of allusions.132 Fruits and blossoms play an evident role in the notion of the tree as a fertility symbol, as do bees and honey, birds and eggs, and, again, snakes and eggs. In later literature as well as in ...
Albertina Nugteren, 2005
10
Magical Symbols of Love & Romance
The snake is arguably the oldest animal symbol. Prehistoric rock paintings frequently include snakes, possibly as a fertility symbol. Snakes remind people of both the penis and the umbilical cord, which provides a wealth of sexual symbolism.
Richard Webster, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FERTILITY SYMBOL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fertility symbol is used in the context of the following news items.
1
City of the dead: The hidden treasures of Paris cemeteries
Salmon died in a political scuffle, pretty much an unknown, but in death he has become a weird fertility symbol, despite dying when he was ... «CNN, Jul 15»
2
Turkey debuts pommegranate-themed pavilion in Expo Milano
... fruit of pomegranate as its icon -- known as a fertility symbol in Turkey, and jibing with the expo's theme, “Feeding the Planet; Energy for Life”. «Anadolu Agency, Jun 15»
3
The 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible: Aero Meets Eros
Chevrolet's plastic fantastic sports car, in its 62nd year, is obviously an American fertility symbol, and never more so than in top-down, ... «MarketWatch, May 15»
4
Looking at Frida Kahlo's Downright Racy Plant Paintings at the …
Transformed into an unlikely Earth goddess, Burbank holds a budding philodendron, often depicted as a fertility symbol in ancient Aztec ... «Vulture, May 15»
5
EXCLUSIVE: Grayson Perry and architects FAT design 'A House for …
... a mixtape, a heart, a wheel, a letter J, the Essex county badge and the pregnant Julie herself depicted as Near East fertility symbol. «Evening Standard, May 15»
6
New Milan expo displays best of Turkish
... with theme of “Digging into history for future food,” and adopting a pomegranate as its icon – known as a fertility symbol in the country. «VideoNewsUs, Apr 15»
7
You Call it May Day, We Call it Beltane
Local people dance around a maypole (an ancient fertility symbol), in what was once one of England's most important festivals of the year. «Patheos, Apr 15»
8
The Simpsons' top 30 movie references
... than Indy and an ancient fertility symbol, here we have Bart attempting to steal Homer's change jar. Even the littlest mannerisms are captured ... «Den Of Geek, Apr 15»
9
The 10 best foods to boost fertility
Marijoy, sterling heights, United States, 3 months ago. Ah, pomegranate, long a fertility symbol, really works? No wonder it took no time at all... 1. «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
10
The Pagan Roots Of Easter
More obviously, the ubiquitous egg given as a gift (or munched as a chocolate indulgence) at Easter is a widely employed fertility symbol that ... «Science 2.0, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Fertility symbol [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fertility-symbol>. Aug 2019 ».
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