Stela
Stela Ste"la, n.; pl. {Stel[ae]}. [L., from Gr. ? a post, an upright stone.] (Gr. Antiq.) A small column or pillar, used as a monument, milestone, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • stelă — STÉLĂ, stele, s.f. Mic monument cu caracter comemorativ, în formă de coloană sau de pilastru, alcătuit dintr un singur bloc de piatră şi purtând de obicei inscripţii sau sculpturi, specific antichităţii. – Din fr. stèle. Trimis de claudia,… …   Dicționar Român

  • stela — stȅla ž <G mn stȇlā> DEFINICIJA pov. umj. u antičko doba vertikalna kamena ploča (stup), najčešće s natpisom, služila je u različite svrhe (nadgrobni ili votivni spomenik, granični kamen i sl.) ETIMOLOGIJA grč. stḗlē …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Stela — Stȅla DEFINICIJA ONOMASTIKA ž. os. ime (tal. podrijetla) pr.: Stélko (Poreč), Stella (izg. Stȅla) (Zadar, Primorje, sred. Dalmacija, ←tal.) ETIMOLOGIJA tal. stella: zvijezda, usp. Estera, usp. zvijezda (Zvjezdana) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • ştelă — ştélă, ştéle, s.f. (reg.) păduche de găină. Trimis de blaurb, 20.02.2007. Sursa: DAR …   Dicționar Român

  • štela — štéla ž DEFINICIJA reg. probitačno poznanstvo; veza ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Stelle: mjesto, pozicija ≃ stellen: štelati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • stela — [stē′lə] n. pl. stelae [stē′lē] STELE (senses 1 & 2) …   English World dictionary

  • stela — /stee leuh/, n., pl. stelae /stee lee/. stele (defs. 1 3). * * * ▪ architecture also spelled  stele (Greek: “shaft,” or “pillar”)  plural  stelae   standing stone slab used in the ancient world primarily as a grave marker but also for dedication …   Universalium

  • Stéla — Emblem von Stéla Stéla von 1941 Stéla war ein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stela — or stele noun (plural stelae or steles) Etymology: Latin & Greek; Latin stela, from Greek stēlē; akin to Old High German stollo pillar, Greek stellein to set up Date: 1776 a usually carved or inscribed stone slab or pillar used for commemorative… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Stela — (pl. stelae)     Monolithic slabs, usually of limestone, stelae are rectangular in shape with the upper part curved in a semi circle or decorated with a cavetto cornice. Each is decorated with a picture and an inscription, usually in sunk relief …   Ancient Egypt

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