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A statue of the Virgin Mary with an aureola.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aurea (golden).

NounEdit

aureola (plural aureolas or aureolae)

  1. Radiance of luminous cloud that surrounds the figure in a painting of a sacred personage.

Usage notesEdit

  • Distinct from the nimbus, which only covers the head.
  • Not to be confused with areola.

TranslationsEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aureola f (plural aureole)

  1. halo
  2. aureole
  3. aura

LatinEdit

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.wrɛˈɔ.la/
  • (file)

NounEdit

aureola f

  1. halo, nimbus
  2. aureole, halo surrounding the head of a saint

Further readingEdit

  • aureola in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

aureola

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of aureolar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of aureolar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aurěola/
  • Hyphenation: a‧u‧re‧o‧la

NounEdit

aurèola f (Cyrillic spelling аурѐола)

  1. aureola, halo

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

aureola f (plural aureolas)

  1. halo (luminous disc around the heads of saints)
  2. (anatomy) areola
  3. (astronomy) corona

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