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Meaning of "ornithoscopy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORNITHOSCOPY

ornithoscopy  [ˌɔːnɪˈθɒskəpɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORNITHOSCOPY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ornithoscopy 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 ORNITHOSCOPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ornithoscopy in the English dictionary

The definition of ornithoscopy in the dictionary is divination from the observation of birds.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORNITHOSCOPY


arthroscopy
ɑːˈθrɒskəpɪ
bronchoscopy
brɒŋˈkɒskəpɪ
colonoscopy
ˌkɒləˈnɒskəpɪ
colposcopy
kɒlˈpɒskəpɪ
cystoscopy
sɪsˈtɒskəpɪ
endoscopy
ˌenˈdɒskəpɪ
fluoroscopy
flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ
gastroscopy
ɡæsˈtrɒskəpɪ
laparoscopy
ˌlæpəˈrɒskəpɪ
laryngoscopy
ˌlərɪŋˈɡɒskəpɪ
microscopy
maɪˈkrɒskəpɪ
oneiroscopy
ˌəʊnaɪˈrɒskəpɪ
ophthalmoscopy
ˌɒfθælˈmɒskəpɪ
otoscopy
əʊˈtɒskəpɪ
retinoscopy
ˌrɛtɪˈnɒskəpɪ
sigmoidoscopy
ˌsɪɡmɔɪdˈɒskəpɪ
spectroscopy
spɛkˈtrɒskəpɪ
stereoscopy
ˌstɛrɪˈɒskəpɪ
stethoscopy
stɛˈθɒskəpɪ
ultramicroscopy
ˌʌltrəmaɪˈkrɒskəpɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORNITHOSCOPY

ornithoid
ornithol.
ornithologic
ornithological
ornithologically
ornithologist
ornithology
ornithomancy
ornithomantic
ornithomorph
ornithomorphic
ornithophilous
ornithophily
ornithophobia
ornithopod
ornithopter
ornithorhynchus
ornithosaur
ornithoses
ornithosis

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORNITHOSCOPY

autoscopy
coelioscopy
copy
cryoscopy
dactyloscopy
deuteroscopy
fetoscopy
galvanoscopy
hieroscopy
horoscopy
manoscopy
microwave spectroscopy
oesophagoscopy
omoplatoscopy
peritoneoscopy
radioscopy
Raman spectroscopy
rhinoscopy
skiascopy
telescopy
urethroscopy

Synonyms and antonyms of ornithoscopy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ornithoscopy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORNITHOSCOPY

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The translations of ornithoscopy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ornithoscopy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ornithoscopy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ornithoscopy
570 millions of speakers

English

ornithoscopy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ornithoscopy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ornithoscopy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ornithoscopy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ornithoscopy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ornithoscopy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ornithoscopy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ornithoscopy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ornithoscopy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

野鳥観察
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ornithoscopy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ornithoscopy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ornithoscopy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ornithoscopy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑरिनटॉस्कोपी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ornithoscopy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ornithoscopy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ornithoscopy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ornithoscopy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ornithoscopy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ornithoscopy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ornithoscopy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ornithoscopy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ornithoscopy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ornithoscopy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORNITHOSCOPY»

The term «ornithoscopy» is normally little used and occupies the 140.931 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORNITHOSCOPY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORNITHOSCOPY»

Discover the use of ornithoscopy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ornithoscopy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Selections Grave and Gay: From Writings Published and ...
Meantime, speaking of ornithoscopy in relation to Jews, I remember another story in that subdivision of the subject which it may be worth while repeating; not merely on its own account, as wearing a fine oriental air, but also for the correction ...
Thomas De Quincey, 1854
2
Honor Thy Gods: Popular Religion in Greek Tragedy
(A. Pr. 484-499) Prometheus claims among his gifts the three most common methods of the mantic art in tragedy and life: ornithoscopy, the observation of the flight of birds; extispicy, the observation of the vital organs, particularly the liver, ...
Jon D. Mikalson, 1992
3
The Empire of Manuel I Komnenos, 1143-1180
To argue that the Star of Bethlehem showed God's approval of astrology is like saying that the Dove which appeared at Christ's Baptism was an invitation to ornithoscopy, or divination from birds. The Fathers are quite unambiguous in their  ...
Paul Magdalino, 2002
4
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
Meantime, speaking of ornithoscopy in relation to Jews, we remember another story in that subdivision of the subject which it may be Worth while repeating; not merely on its own account, as wearing a fine oriental air, but also for the correction ...
‎1840
5
Statius and the Thebaid
It begins with a ritual formula, invoking Jupiter as the sender of omens and ' causas. . .caelo latentes'; various oracular shrines are catalogued, but only to make the point that ornithoscopy is the surest way of predicting the future (471-82 ).
Vessey, 2010
6
The Greek State at War
A mantis exercised a T$X»"»;IM he did not claim to operate by divine inspiration. 101 His chief domain was divination by sacrifices, although, as we shall see in the next chapter, his functions extended into ornithoscopy, the interpretation of ...
William Kendrick Pritchett, 1974
7
Dictionary Of The Social Sciences
... family of see orientation. family of. ornithomancy divination from the flight or cries of birds. ornlthomantic a. or nithomancer pers n. ornithoscopy see ornithomancy. orphan dependent child who has lost one or both natural parents. orphan, ...
Hugo F. Reading, 1996
8
Robertson's Words for a Modern Age: A Cross Reference of ...
... divination by observing mountain shapes, etc. orthinomancy, divination with birds in flight; birds are also involved with orniscopy, ornithoscopy, and ornomancy. oryctomancy, divination from things dug up. ossomancy, divination with bones.
John G. Robertson, 1991
9
The Babylonian World
... into different languages (Hittite, Hurrian, Ugaritic). Ancient Israel practisedit under Mesopotamian influence, as did the Greeks,Etruscans andRomans. OTHER ORACLES The inspection of (sacrificial) birds ('ornithoscopy') involved the.
Gwendolyn Leick, 2009
10
The Jocastean Complex: A Kleinian Reading of Poetic Discourse
Here Oedipus derides Tiresias for using ornithoscopy, mantic knowledge obtained from watching the flight of birds, an example of the divination methods used in classical times. According to Jon Mikalson, Athenian seers were always men ...
Ann Ogle, 2008

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ornithoscopy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ornithoscopy>. Jul 2020 ».
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