menhir - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "menhir" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

menhir / менгир
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Перевод
имя существительное
менгир
menhir
Определения
имя существительное
a tall upright stone of a kind erected in prehistoric times in western Europe.
While many monuments consist of separate stones raised on end as menhirs , stone circles (as at Stonehenge), and avenues (as seen at Carnac, in France), the same technique was often used in walling chambers.
Примеры
A menhir is a sort of northern European variety of the stela, an ancient upright stone or pillar serving as a monument, and accepted by the credulous as being generally mystical.
Some areas in northern France are also known for their megalithic standing stones, called dolmens or menhir .
All of the stone circles, menhirs , dolmens, etc., of the British Isles were constructed by peoples who antedated the Celts by one to three thousand years.
In Europe, such menhirs are sometimes arranged in rows and groups or ‘alignments', while in Britain, especially, they form circles or ellipses.
While many monuments consist of separate stones raised on end as menhirs , stone circles (as at Stonehenge), and avenues (as seen at Carnac, in France), the same technique was often used in walling chambers.