See also: Parasol and para-sol

English

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Claude Monet - Woman with a Parasol - Madame Monet and Her Son

Etymology

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From French parasol, from Italian parasole, from para- (to shield) +‎ sole (sun).

Pronunciation

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpæɹəˌsɒl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɹəˌsɑl/
  • Audio (US):(file)

Noun

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parasol (plural parasols)

  1. A small light umbrella used as protection from the sun.
  2. A miniature paper umbrella used as a decoration in tropical-themed cocktails.
  3. A sun umbrella for garden use etc., mounted on a stand; these can be foldable and demountable.
  4. (architecture) A roof or covering of a structure designed to provide cover from wind, rain, or sun.
  5. Any of various Asian species of libellulid dragonfly of the genus Neurothemis.
  6. The parasol mushroom, Macrolepiota procera

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Verb

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parasol (third-person singular simple present parasols, present participle parasoling or parasolling, simple past and past participle parasoled or parasolled)

  1. (transitive) To protect with, or as if with, a parasol; to shade.
    • 1826, The Monthly Magazine, page 161:
      Now old ladies, who dare venture a-shopping, go parasolling their withered perfections along, and entertain a decided dread of injuring the immaterial whiteness of their skins, which have ceased to he compared to "lilies" and "snows," and other sonnet-like similes, for more than thirty summers []
    • 2013, Geoff Ryman, The King's Last Song, page 19:
      [] the buffaloes in the mire, and rows of trees parasolling houses along the waterways.

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Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French parasol, from Italian parasole.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˌpaː.raːˈsɔl/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧sol
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Noun

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parasol m (plural parasols or parasollen, diminutive parasolletje n)

  1. parasol

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Descendants

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  • Berbice Creole Dutch: pansolo, parisola
  • Negerhollands: paresol
  • Aukan: paasoo
  • Papiamentu: parasòl
  • Saramaccan: paazóo

Fala

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish parasol (literally umbrella, parasol)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /paɾaˈsol/
  • Rhymes: -ol
  • Syllabification: pa‧ra‧sol

Noun

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parasol m (plural parasolis)

  1. parasol mushroom
    Synonyms: paraguas (Mañegu), anelu (Mañegu, Valverdeñu), surtixha (Lagarteiru)

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  • Valeš, Miroslav (2021) Diccionariu de A Fala: lagarteiru, mañegu, valverdeñu (web)[1], 2nd edition, Minde, Portugal: CIDLeS, published 2022, →ISBN

French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian parasole.

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Noun

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parasol m (plural parasols)

  1. a large, anchored umbrella used as protection from the sun

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Galician

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Etymology

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parar (to stop) +‎ sol (sun)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /paɾaˈsol/ [pa.ɾaˈs̺oɫ], /paɾaˈsɔl/ [pa.ɾaˈs̺ɔɫ]
  • Rhymes: -ol, -ɔl
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧sol

Noun

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parasol m (plural parasois)

  1. umbrella, sunshade, parasol (used to protect against the sun)
    Synonyms: antuca f, catasol m
  2. sun visor

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Mauritian Creole

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Etymology

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From French parasol.

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parasol

  1. umbrella

References

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  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Polish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French parasol, from Italian parasole.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /paˈra.sɔl/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -asɔl
  • Syllabification: pa‧ra‧sol

Noun

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parasol m inan

  1. umbrella (used to protect against the sun or rain)

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adjectives
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Further reading

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  • parasol in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • parasol in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Parasol.

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parasol n (plural parasoluri)

  1. (archaic, regional) a parasol (umbrella used as protection from the sun)
    Synonym: umbrelă de soare
  2. wing (of a monoplane)

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Seychellois Creole

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Etymology

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From French parasol.

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parasol

  1. umbrella

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  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Spanish

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Etymology

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Verb-object compound, composed of para (to stop) +‎ sol (sun).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /paɾaˈsol/ [pa.ɾaˈsol]
  • Rhymes: -ol
  • Syllabification: pa‧ra‧sol

Noun

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parasol m (plural parasoles)

  1. parasol
  2. umbrella (used to protect against the sun)
  3. sunshade
    Synonym: sombrilla
  4. (automotive) sun visor
    Synonym: visera

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