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Meaning of "theriomorphic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD THERIOMORPHIC

From Greek thēriomorphos, from thērion wild animal + morphē shape.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF THERIOMORPHIC

theriomorphic  [ˌθɪərɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THERIOMORPHIC

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

WHAT DOES THERIOMORPHIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Therianthropy

Therianthropy is the mythological ability of humans to metamorphose into animals through shapeshifting. Depictions of therianthropy have been found in neolithic cave drawings such as Les Trois Frères in France.

Definition of theriomorphic in the English dictionary

The definition of theriomorphic in the dictionary is possessing or depicted in the form of a beast.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THERIOMORPHIC


anamorphic
ˌænəˈmɔːfɪk
anthropomorphic
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk
automorphic
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪk
biomorphic
ˌbaɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk
dimorphic
daɪˈmɔːfɪk
dysmorphic
dɪsˈmɔːfɪk
geomorphic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈmɔːfɪk
holomorphic
ˌhɒləˈmɔːfɪk
homeomorphic
ˌhɒmɪəˈmɔːfɪk
homomorphic
ˌhɒməˈmɔːfɪk
hypomorphic
ˌhaɪpəˈmɔːfɪk
isomorphic
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
meromorphic
ˌmɛrəʊˈmɔːfɪk
mesomorphic
ˌmɛsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
metamorphic
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk
monomorphic
ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
pleomorphic
ˌpliːəˈmɔːfɪk
polymorphic
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪk
pseudomorphic
ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɔːfɪk
zoomorphic
ˌzəʊəʊˈmɔːfɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THERIOMORPHIC

therewithal
therewithin
Therezina
theriac
theriacal
therian
therianthropic
therianthropism
theriolatry
theriomorph
theriomorphism
theriomorphosis
theriomorphous
therm
thermae
thermaesthesia
thermal
thermal barrier
thermal baths
thermal blanket

WORDS THAT END LIKE THERIOMORPHIC

ectomorphic
enantiomorphic
endomorphic
ergatomorphic
geographic
heteromorphic
homoeomorphic
hydromorphic
hystricomorphic
idiomorphic
isodimorphic
ophiomorphic
ornithomorphic
Orphic
panidiomorphic
protomorphic
skeuomorphic
trimorphic
xenomorphic
xeromorphic
zygomorphic

Synonyms and antonyms of theriomorphic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «theriomorphic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THERIOMORPHIC

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

Translator English - Chinese

theriomorphic
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

theriomorphic
570 millions of speakers

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theriomorphic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

theriomorphic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

theriomorphic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

theriomorphic
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

theriomorphic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

theriomorphic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

thériomorphes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Theriomorphic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

theriomorphe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

姿をした
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

theriomorphic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Theriomorphic
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

theriomorphic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

theriomorphic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थिओमोर्फिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

theriomorphic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

teriomorfe
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

theriomorphic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

theriomorphic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

theriomorphic
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

theriomorphic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

theriomorphic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

theriomorphic
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

theriomorphic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of theriomorphic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPHIC»

The term «theriomorphic» is used very little and occupies the 167.102 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPHIC» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERIOMORPHIC»

Discover the use of theriomorphic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to theriomorphic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Problem of Context
As to the ritual performances themselves, what seems clearly evident is that they do not enact a reconciliation or friendship between humans and animals prior to the ritual burning of the theriomorphic structures at the end of the rite. On the ...
Roy Dilley, 1999
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Perception and Imaging: Photography--A Way of Seeing
THERIOMORPHIC Forms that take on the characteristics of an imaginary beast are said to be theriomorphic. The term also pertains to a deity worshipped in the form ofa beast. Theriomorphic representations have frightening appearances, ...
Richard D. Zakia, 2013
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Animals and Ancestors: An Ethnography
Clearly, both the masked figures and the theriomorphic structures represent the spirits of the dead taking the form of animals and — to varying degrees - both are associated with woodland, as they come from outside the village domain. But as  ...
Brian Morris, 2000
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Euripides& Bacchae:
The fourth, Dionysus' theriomorphic manifestation, is not only part of the myth ( 100), but also of the cult, as appears from the hymn sung by the women in Elis. 341 In the Bacchae, however, the god appears (just as he does in the hymn) in his ...
Hans Oranje, 1984
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Masks, Transformation, and Paradox
Satyr,. Centaur,. Theriomorphic. Healer. Types. of. Preclassical. Greek. Masks. In looking at the preclassical Greek masks of which we have archaeological examples, we see that, while varying enormously, they may be organized into distinct ...
A. David Napier, 1986
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The Lamb Christology of the Apocalypse of John: An ...
24 The pluralism of Egypt's theriomorphic religions25 was broad and occasionally the scorn of outside observers.26 Each culture had its own way of understanding an animal's natural characteristics and its "personality." In Satire 15, written ...
Loren L. Johns, 2003
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The Message of the Indus Seals and Tablets: as preserved in ...
Compound Motifs The anthropomorphic and theriomorphic motifs on the Indus seals can both be related to a god or goddess as in the case of the motifs of seal 2420 and 2430 that we have discussed in the previous chapter. We have seen ...
Egbert Richter-Ushanas, 2013
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Parabasis and Animal Choruses: A Contribution to the History ...
THE. THERIOMORPHIC. CHORUSES. OF. ARISTOPHANES. The choruses in four of the eleven complete comedies of Aristophanes are direct survivals of the imaginative masquerades that are known to us from vases: Knights, Wasps, Birds , ...
Gregory Michael Sifakis, 1971
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Photographic Composition: A Visual Guide
ThErIOmOrPhIC. when this photograph was on display at a local gallery, some people would only glance at it and then briskly walk away. A few commented later that it was a scary image. Theriomorphic images, such as this one, represent  ...
Richard D. Zakia, David Page, 2011
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Ideas and Actions
But there are different concepts of god (anthropomorphic, theriomorphic, and animistic ones, e.g. the Spirit of the Sky), whose typological and genetical relationships must be investigated before any solution is declared to be possible or ...
Mouton De Gruyter, 1976

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THERIOMORPHIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term theriomorphic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Santa Maria Summer Fest @ Beja, 12 a 14/6/2015
A chuva lá acalmou e isso permitiu ver Theriomorphic em boas condições. A banda de Lisboa está pejada de bons músicos e ainda por cima dedicaram boa ... «Ruído Sonoro, Jul 15»
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Pacatez alentejana abalada pela música da "pesada"
... dos espanhóis Northland e Vikingore e dos portugueses Corpus Christii, Theriomorphic, Killimanjaro, Equations, Satanize e Mendigo Blues e uma sessão do ... «TVI24, Jun 15»
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Santa Maria Summer Fest: um exemplo de sucesso
... Northland, enquanto no espectro nacional temos o regresso dos Corpus Christii e dos Midnight Priest enquanto Theriomorphic e os Revolution Within estarão ... «Blasting News, Mar 15»
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Santa Maria Summer Fest apresenta Warhammer como cabeça de …
Para completar o festival anti-crise, a organização confirmou ainda os portugueses Theriomorphic que regressaram aos palcos este ano, os míticos Midnight ... «Voz Da Planicie, Mar 15»
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Fechado o cartaz do VI Santa Maria Summer Fest
Nesses sete nomes surgem então os igualmente alemães Blood Atonement e os nacionais Midnight Priest, Theriomorphic, Cangarra, Shoryuken, Vaee Solis e ... «Ruído Sonoro, Mar 15»
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Exhibitions devoted to man's beast friends
Humans have always identified with animals in various ways, from the totemic beliefs of tribal people to the theriomorphic gods of Egypt or the animal disguises ... «The Australian, Feb 15»
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2015: Corruption And Tenacity Of Power
Power has a scandent and transilient potential, but it brings out the theriomorphic proclivities in man. Hence, realizing the transitoriness and ephermerality of ... «Nigerian Observer, Sep 14»
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Monthly gleanings for February 2014
There is good reason to believe that at a very early stage in his career Odin was thought of as a horse god (not a protector of horses but a theriomorphic deity, ... «OUPblog, Feb 14»
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2015, Corruption: Jonathan And The Tenacity Of Power
POWER has a scandent and transilient potential, but it brings out the theriomorphic proclivities in man. Hence, realising the transitoriness and ephermerality of ... «Nigerian Observer, Dec 13»
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New moon takes the bull by the horns
Scholars point to a lengthy tradition of theriomorphic — generally bovine — depictions of the moon god Sin-Nanna in Mesopotamian cultures. To the ancient ... «The Times of Israel, Nov 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Theriomorphic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theriomorphic>. May 2019 ».
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