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Sanctuary (German)

Part of speech: noun, (neuter)

Sanctuary, Plural: Holy | lovers
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈHaɪ̯lɪçtuːm], [ˈhaɪ̯lɪktuːm]
Word meaning / definition:
1) religion holy place for the worship of (a) god
2) sacred object worthy of worship
Origin of the term:
Derivation of holy with the derivative morpheme-Tum
1) Most Holy
2) Gem, preciousness, cult object, cult object
Related terms:
1) House of God, church, place of worship, temple, sanctuary
Application examples:
1) Only the chosen ones are allowed to do this sanctuary to enter.
1) “Islamist fundamentalism had reached worrying proportions; after London, Brussels was now also one sanctuary of terror. "
1) “Instead, he spent the morning in the sanctuary of the church, knelt in front of the huge crucifix and prayed. "
2) That sanctuary is hidden from everyone's eyes.
Typical word combinations:
ancientSanctuaries, Christian shrines, paganSanctuaries
Word formations:
1) Mithras sanctuary
Nominative: singular sanctuary; Plural Sanctuaries
Genitive: singular Sanctuary; Plural Sanctuaries
Dative: singular sanctuary; Plural Sanctuaries
Accusative: singular sanctuary; Plural Sanctuaries


  • English: 1) sanctuary; 2) sanctum
  • French: 1) sanctuaire
  • Italian: 1) santuario
  • Dutch: 1) holy cathedral
  • Romansh: 1) sanctuari
  • Swedish: helgedom; 2) kultföremål, relik
    • Sorbian (lower): 1) swětnica, swětnišćo; 2) swěta wěc, něco swětego
    • Sorbian (upper): 1) swjatnica, swjatnišćo; 2) swjata wěc, něšto swjate
  • Spanish: 1) santuario

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Archaeologists have a Celtic at Hermeskeil in the Hunsrück sanctuary exposed. It could have been burned down by the Romans because they camped nearby.
SWR.de, October 25, 2018

The Olympic winter could have been so beautiful. And then the #MeToo debate had to happen in the national sanctuary Break out of skiing. But how did it actually come about?
derStandard.at, October 19, 2018

she is that sanctuary every Jewish community: the Torah scroll. It was read from it in Lübeck too, until SA men destroyed it during the Reichspogromnacht. The people of Lübeck searched for her for years.
NDR, October 21, 2018

Sausage, Christmas, wine: there was none before Wiglaf Droste's pen sanctuary for sure. The satirist and singer died at the age of 57.
NZZ Online, May 16, 2019

It is the first time that a foreign head of state accompanied by an Israeli prime minister as part of the official program of visits before the largest sanctuary stands for Jews.
DiePresse.com, April 01, 2019

Although the traditional Fatima procession had been officially canceled for today, isolated believers still gathered on sanctuary Op Baessent.
Luxemburger Wort, May 21, 2020

The sanctuary in the Tramuntana Mountains applied for the state aid program ERTE for 40 of the 50 employees.
Mallorca Newspaper, March 28, 2020

Slightly seasoned, sweet white bread with raisins is a Styrian one sanctuary at Easter.
derStandard.at, April 9, 2020

The Venezuelan government has been demanding the return of the "Kueka" stone for years. He should be a sanctuary of the indigenous people of the Pemon.
tagesspiegel.de, January 24, 2020

Before the sanctuary stood a cute and charming figure depicting the zodiac sign of the chinese new year.
Sumikai, January 10, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • Cult place
  • Place of worship: Place or building for the performance of cultic acts, especially in relation to prehistoric and early historical times
  • Sanctuary

Another word (synonym) for sanctuary - Source: OpenThesaurus

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "sanctuary":

pagoda: ... 1) Portuguese neologism: from Sanskrit bhagavat or Persian but Kedah synonyms: 1) Sanctuary, prayer house, figure of a god, porcelain figure, temple, temple tower ...

Magdeburg:… Magdebg. Origin of the term: Composition of Indo-European mag or mak - "sanctuary, cult place, meeting place" and Indo-European bhergho, Germanic berga - ...

antichamber: ... 1) "[...] the guardians of the 302-year-old dictionnaire, who only let words into their sanctuary that have been antichambrified for decades, shivers down their bent backs."

Sanctuary: ... plural 2nd variant [ˌzaŋktuːˈaːrə] Meaning of the word / definition: 1) Sanctuary 2) Chancel 3) Reliquary or its place of storage Origin of the term: ...

Kaaba: largest sanctuary in Islam Origin of the term: from Arabic: الكعبة (al-kaʕba) "the cube" Superordinate terms: 1) Islamic sanctuary Examples of use: 1) The Kaaba is in Mecca

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