temple

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Ryusenji temple in Osaka, Japan.

From Средњи Енглески temple, from Стари Енглески templ, tempel, borrowed from Латински templum (shrine, temple, area for auspices). Compare Old High German tempal (temple), also a borrowing from the Latin.

Noun

temple (plural temples)

  1. A house of worship, especially
    1. A house of worship dedicated to a polytheistic faith.
      The temple of Zeus was very large.
    2. (Judaism) Synonym of synagogue, especially a non-Orthodox synagogue.
      How often do you go to temple?
    3. (Mormonism) A church closed to non-Mormons and necessary for particular rituals.
    4. (Japan) A Buddhist house of worship, as opposed to a Shinto shrine.
  2. A meeting house of the Oddfellows fraternity; its members.
  3. (figuratively) Any place regarded as holding a religious presence.
  4. (figuratively) Anything regarded as important or minutely cared for.
    My body is my temple.
    • 1602, William Shakespeare, Hamlet, act 1, scene 3, lines 11–14:
      For nature crescent does not grow alone
      In thews and bulks, but as this temple waxes,
      The inward service of the mind and soul
      Grows wide withal.
  5. (figuratively) A gesture wherein the forefingers are outstretched and touch pad to pad while the other fingers are clasped together.
    • 2010, James LePore, A World I Never Made, strana 251:
      Again Abdullah listened intently, his eyes closed, his ten fingers forming a temple of his hands in front of him.
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Verb

temple (third-person singular simple present temples, present participle templing, simple past and past participle templed)

  1. (transitive) To build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to; to temple a god
    (Можете ли пронађите и додајте цитат од en на овај унос?)

Etymology 2

Temple in anatomy

From Средњи Енглески temple, borrowed from Стари Француски temple, from Vulgar Latin *temp(u)la, from Латински tempora (the temples), plural of tempus (temple, head, face). See temporal bone.

Noun

temple (plural temples)

  1. (anatomy) The slightly flatter region, on either side of the human head, behind of the eye and forehead, above the zygomatic arch, and forward of the ear.
  2. (ophthalmology) Either of the sidepieces on a set of spectacles, extending backwards from the hinge toward the ears and, usually, turning down around them.
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Etymology 3

Borrowed from Латински templum (a small timber, a purlin); compare templet and template.

Noun

temple (plural temples)

  1. (weaving) A contrivance used in a loom for keeping the web stretched transversely.
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Catalan

Etymology

From Латински templum.

Noun

temple m (plural temples)

  1. temple (building)

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French

Etymology

From Стари Француски temple, borrowed from Латински templum, from Пра-Индо-Европски *t(e)mp-lo-s, from the root *temp- (to stretch, string).

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Noun

temple m (plural temples)

  1. temple (for worship)

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Old French

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin *temp(u)la, from Латински tempora, plural of tempus.

Noun

temple m (oblique plural temples, nominative singular temples, nominative plural temple)

  1. (anatomy) temple
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  • Енглески: temple
  • Француски: tempe

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Латински templum.

Noun

temple m (oblique plural temples, nominative singular temples, nominative plural temple)

  1. temple (building where religious services take place)

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Spanish

Etymology

Regressively derived from the verb templar.

Noun

temple m (plural temples)

  1. mood; humour (of a person)
  2. mettle; courage; spunk
  3. tempering
  4. temperature
  5. (music) tuning
  6. (bullfighting) A move of the cape before a charge

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temple

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of templar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of templar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of templar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of templar.