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altar

noun [C] uk   /ˈɔːl.tər/ /ˈɒl-/ us    /ˈɑːl.t̬ɚ/
a type of table used in ceremonies in a Christian church or in other religious buildings
Translations of “altar”
in Korean 제단…
in Arabic مَذبح…
in French autel…
in Turkish bilhassa Hıristiyan kilisesinde dini törenler için kullanılan masa, sunak…
in Italian altare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖壇,祭壇…
in Russian алтарь…
in Polish ołtarz…
in Spanish altar…
in Portuguese altar…
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…
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