See also: altar, áltár, and ältar

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German altar, from Proto-Germanic *aldrą. Compare German Alter, German Low German Oller, Saterland Frisian Oaler, Icelandic aldur.

NounEdit

Altar n

  1. (Uri) age, old age

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German alter, altære, from Old High German altāri, from Latin altāre. The form was readapted to the Latin source, partly to avoid homophony with Alter (age). Compare also Dutch altaar alongside archaic outer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alˈtaː(ɐ̯)/
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NounEdit

Altar m (genitive Altares, plural Altäre, diminutive Altärchen n)

  1. (religion, including Christianity) altar (table or similar structure used for religious rites)

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Proper nounEdit

Altar m

  1. (astronomy) Ara (a constellation of the southern sky)

RomanianEdit

 
Altar

Proper nounEdit

Altar n

  1. Ara (constellation)