Worder - English dictionary
Worder Dictionary

The meaning of Ziggurat

ˈzɪɡ.ə.ræt

Ziggurat – definition

noun

(in ancient mesopotamia) a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple. ziggurats are first attested in the late 3rd millennium bc and probably inspired the biblical story of the tower of babel (gen. 11:1–9).

Usage examples:

Stepped pyramids known as ziggurats survive from the 3rd millennium bc in mesopotamia.
noun

A large rectangular structure with several levels of different sizes and steps leading up it, built in ancient times, especially in what is now iraq, and usually forming part of a temple (= a religious building)

Usage examples:

Susa is the site of the world's best preserved ziggurat., excavations of the site have revealed a g…

Ziggurat translation into English

Ziggurat: translate from English into Chinese

Translate ziggurat into Chinese (Simplified)}
神塔

Ziggurat: translate from English into Dutch

Translate ziggurat into Dutch}
Ziggurat

Ziggurat: translate from English into French

Translate ziggurat into French}
Ziggourat

Ziggurat: translate from English into German

Translate ziggurat into German}
Zikkurat

Ziggurat: translate from English into Hindi

Translate ziggurat into Hindi}
ज़िगगुराट

Ziggurat: translate from English into Italian

Translate ziggurat into Italian}
Ziggurat

Ziggurat: translate from English into Korean

Translate ziggurat into Korean}
지구라트

Ziggurat: translate from English into Russian

Translate ziggurat into Russian}
Зиккурат

Ziggurat: translate from English into Spanish

Translate ziggurat into Spanish}
Zigurat

Word origin

from Akkadian ziqqurratu .

Study English words for free

Worder is a free project where you can save words, add translations and study English words.

In order to use our service, you need a free account. You can sign in or sign up an account right now. You can use it in our application afterward.

* The project is being actively developed right now. So, not all functions are available, but we update it regularly.

My Worder

Please register or authorize in order to use all the features of our service.

Learn English words everywhere!

All our English words and phrases are available for learning for free in our mobile application.