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Meaning of "litholatry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LITHOLATRY

litholatry  [lɪˈθɒlətrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LITHOLATRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Litholatry 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 LITHOLATRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of litholatry in the English dictionary

The definition of litholatry in the dictionary is the worship of stones.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LITHOLATRY


anthropolatry
ˌænθrəˈpɒlətrɪ
bardolatry
bɑːˈdɒlətrɪ
bibliolatry
ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ
cosmolatry
kɒzˈmɒlətrɪ
demonolatry
ˌdiːməˈnɒlətrɪ
dendrolatry
dɛnˈdrɒlətrɪ
ecclesiolatry
ɪˌkliːzɪˈɒlətrɪ
hierolatry
ˌhaɪəˈrɒlətrɪ
ichthyolatry
ˌɪkθɪˈɒlətrɪ
idolatry
aɪˈdɒlətrɪ
lordolatry
lɔːˈdɒlətrɪ
Maryolatry
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
necrolatry
nɛˈkrɒlətrɪ
ophiolatry
ˌɒfɪˈɒlətrɪ
physiolatry
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlətrɪ
plutolatry
pluːˈtɒlətrɪ
symbololatry
sɪmˈbɒlətrɪ
thaumatolatry
ˌθɔːməˈtɒlətrɪ
theriolatry
ˌθɪərɪˈɒlətrɪ
zoolatry
zəʊˈɒlətrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LITHOLATRY

lithograph
lithographer
lithographic
lithographical
lithographically
lithography
lithoid
lithoidal
litholapaxy
litholatrous
lithologic
lithological
lithologically
lithologist
lithology
lithomancy
lithomarge
lithometeor
lithonthryptic
lithontriptic

WORDS THAT END LIKE LITHOLATRY

angelolatry
astrolatry
barratry
epeolatry
geolatry
gyniolatry
hagiolatry
heliolatry
iconolatry
Mariolatry
monolatry
neuropsychiatry
orthopsychiatry
phratry
physiatry
podiatry
psychiatry
pyrolatry
statolatry
sympatry

Synonyms and antonyms of litholatry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «litholatry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LITHOLATRY

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

Translator English - Chinese

litholatry
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

litholatry
570 millions of speakers

English

litholatry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

litholatry
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

litholatry
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

litholatry
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

litholatry
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

litholatry
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

litholatry
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Litholatry
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

litholatry
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

litholatry
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

litholatry
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Litholatry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

litholatry
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

litholatry
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लिथॉलेटरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

litholatry
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

litholatry
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

litholatry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

litholatry
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

litholatry
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

litholatry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

litholatry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

litholatry
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

litholatry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of litholatry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LITHOLATRY»

The term «litholatry» is normally little used and occupies the 140.190 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LITHOLATRY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LITHOLATRY»

Discover the use of litholatry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to litholatry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Loci Sacri: Understanding Sacred Places
Litholatry existed in the whole Mediterranean and in Asia Minor, as well as in Europe and North Africa. In Greece, the argoi lithoi (from a-ergos, 'unprocessed') were considered bearers of a higher force (empsuchoi lithoi, 'animated stones').
Thomas Coomans, 2012
2
Secret Teachings of All Ages
Although its origin is uncertain, litholatry undoubtedly constitutes one of the earliest forms of religious expression. "Throughout all the world, " writes Godfrey Higgins, "the first object of Idolatry seems to have been a plain, unwrought stone,  ...
Manly Palmer Hall, 2005
3
The Variety of Local Religious Life in the Near East: In the ...
He stressed that the origins of Greek litholatry were of least interest for his subject , since they were not Greek, but rather found in the Near East.16 For Overbeck, the worship of unfashioned stones was one of the most ancient types of ...
Ted Kaizer, 2008
4
David Crockett Graham (1884-1961) as Zoological Collector ...
JWCBRS 1.1922/23,57-58 Note accompanying sketch of the Gang Ka. JWCBRS 1.1922/23,58 The story of the Nya-Rong (Chantui). JWCBRS 1. 1922/23,60-62 White stone ornamental designs. JWCBRS 1.1922/23,62-63 Litholatry in Badi and ...
David Crockett Graham, Hartmut Walravens, Alexander Wetmore, 2006
5
The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture
The Hachiman cult retained, as one of its primary ritual features, litholatry, which was an original characteristic of the world of meaning and ritual related to the early interpretations of the putative conquest of Korea by Jingu Kogo. It is probable ...
George Joji Tanabe, Willa Jane Tanabe, 1989
6
China Journal
BY J. H. EDGAR 1. Litholatry exists in some regions in West China, and its survival in the form of charms of stone and decorations in whitewash is common not only in widely separated regions (between North Lat. 29-32 and East Long.
‎1926
7
The Chinese Recorder
Tung Chi is one of the outstanding institutions which is helping to build the greater civilization that is growing up in North Manchuria. Litholatry in West China D. C. GRAHAM fyv lNE of the many interesting phenomena in the western part of II II ...
‎1929
8
The China Journal
1. Litholatry exists in some regions in West China, and its survival in the form of charms of stone and decorations in whitewash is common not only in widely separated regions (between North Lat. 29-32 and East Long. 100-103), but also ...
‎1926
9
Chinese Affairs ...
NE of the many interesting phenomena in the western part of ~ China is litholatry, or the worship of white stones. It is found among the aborigines over a wide stretch of territory on the Szechuan-Tibetan border. Rev. Thomas Torrance, F.R.G.S. ...
‎1929
10
Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina in ...
The present structure is clearly modern; anciently, I was told at Jeddah, the sepulchre consisted of a stone at the head, a second at the feet, and the navel- dome. The idol of Jeddah, in the days of Arab litholatry, was called “Sakhrah Tawilah,” ...
‎1874

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Litholatry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/litholatry>. Jun 2020 ».
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