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EnglishEdit

 
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The main stupa of Kuthodaw Pagoda in Mandalay, Myanmar

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit स्तूप (stūpa).

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NounEdit

stupa (plural stupas)

  1. (Buddhism) A dome-shaped Buddhist monument, used to house relics of the Lord Buddha.
    • 1993, Will Self, My Idea of Fun:
      He mounded so much honey on the top of the buns that they looked like miniature stupas.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

stupa (plural stupas)

  1. A stupe (medicated cloth or sponge).

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

stupa n

  1. definite plural of stup

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse stúpa.

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stupa (present tense stuper or styp, past tense stupte or staup, past participle stupt or stope, present participle stupande, imperative stup)

  1. to dive (jump head-first)
  2. to fall suddenly, fall in battle

Etymology 2Edit

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stupa n

  1. definite plural of stup

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PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stupa f

  1. (Buddhism) stupa

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Further readingEdit

  • stupa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

stȕpa f (Cyrillic spelling сту̏па)

  1. mortar (hollow vessel used to pound, crush, rub, grind or mix ingredients with a pestle)

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

stupa f (plural stupas)

  1. stupa

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

stupa c

  1. a stupa; a Buddhist monument

DeclensionEdit

Declension of stupa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stupa stupan stupor stuporna
Genitive stupas stupans stupors stupornas

VerbEdit

stupa

  1. to fall (head over heels)
  2. to die or fall (in battle), to be killed in action
    Den tredje söndagen i maj är de stupades dag i Finland
    The third Sunday in May is the Day of the Fallen in Finland
  3. to fall asleep, exhausted (like a fallen warrior)
  4. to slope steeply
    branta kalkstensklippor som stupar ner mot de slingrande floderna Dordogne och Vézère.
    steep limestone cliffs that fall down towards the meandering rivers Dordogne and Vézère.

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