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altarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔl·tər/
a ​type of ​table used in ​religiousceremonies
(Definition of altar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “altar”
in Korean 제단…
in Arabic مَذبح…
in Malaysian mazbah, tempat pemujaan…
in French autel…
in Russian алтарь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖壇,祭壇…
in Italian altare…
in Turkish bilhassa Hıristiyan kilisesinde dini törenler için kullanılan masa, sunak…
in Polish ołtarz…
in Spanish altar…
in Vietnamese bệ thờ, bàn thờ…
in Portuguese altar…
in Thai แท่นบูชา…
in German der Altar…
in Catalan altar…
in Japanese 祭壇, (キリスト教の)聖餐(さん)台…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣坛,祭坛…
in Indonesian altar, meja perjamuan kudus…
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