Complete Definition of "monastery"

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English
Image:Meteora_in_Greece.JPG|right|250px|thumb|Meteora Monastery in Greece

Etymology
From Latin monasterium, monastery, from monachus, monk, from Greek μοναÏÏÏ monachos, single or alone, + suffix -erium indicating a room or place.

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP: IPA|/ËmÉnÉstri/
italbrac|US: IPA|/ËmÉËnÉstÉri/
audio|en-us-monastery.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|pl=monasteries

  1. Place of residence for members of a religious community (especially monk|monks).

Translations

Aramaic:
:Syriac: ÜÜÜªÜ (dayrÄ, dayro) f
:Hebrew: ×××¨× (dayrÄ, dayro) f
Bosnian: manastir#Bosnian|manastir m
Bulgarian: манаÑÑÐ¸Ñ m
Catalan: monestir m
Croatian: manastir m, samostan m
Czech: klášter m
Dutch: klooster n
Esperanto: monaĥejo
Finnish: luostari
French: monastère
German: Kloster n
Greek, Modern: t|el|μοναÏÏήÏι|n, t|el|μονή|f
Hindi: मठ (maá¹­h), मनà¥à¤¦à¤¿à¤° (mandir)
Hungarian: kolostor
Icelandic: klaustur n
Italian: monastero m
Japanese: ä¿®éé¢ (ãããã©ããã, shÅ«dÅin)
Korean: ìëì (sudowon)
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Kurdish: xilwet f, peristgeh f, pîrozgeh f
Latin: monasterium n
Persian: fa-Arab|صÙÙعÙ, fa-Arab|دÛر
Polish: klasztor m
Portuguese: mosteiro m
Russian: монаÑÑÑÑÑ (monastýrâ) m
Sanskrit: मठ (maṭha)
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: манаÑÑиÑ#Serbian|манаÑÑÐ¸Ñ m, ÑамоÑÑан m
:Roman: manastir#Serbian|manastir m, samostan m
Slovak: monastier m, kláštor m
Slovene: samostan m
Spanish: monasterio m
Swedish: kloster n
Turkish: manastır
Urdu: ur-Arab|ÙÙ¹Ú¾ (math), ur-Arab|تکÛÛ (takiya)

Related terms
monastic
monasticism

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