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An Urna is a concave circular dot- an auspicious mark manifested by a whorl of white hair on the forehead between the eyebrows. It is often found on the 2nd and 3rd Century sculptures of the Buddha and Bodhisattvas. Sometimes it is represented with a jewel.

Urna is the 31st physical characteristic of Buddha. It symbolizes wisdom.

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Bosnian

Noun

urna f (plural urne)

  1. urn

Italian

Etymology

From Latin urna.

Noun

urna f. (plural urne)

  1. urn, pot
  2. ballot box

Latin

urna sepulcrālis (a funerary urn)

Etymology

From ūrō (burn, singe).

Pronunciation

Noun

urna (genitive urnae); f, first declension

  1. urn, water jar; a vessel for drawing water
  2. a voting urn, in which ballots were collected
  3. a funerary urn; a receptacle for the ashes of the dead
  4. a money jar
  5. a liquid measure equal to half an amphora

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative urna urnae
genitive urnae urnārum
dative urnae urnīs
accusative urnam urnās
ablative urnā urnīs
vocative urna urnae

Derived terms

  • urnālis
  • urnārium
  • urniger
  • urnula

Descendants

  • English: urn
  • Esperanto: urno
  • French: urne

References

  • urna” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879), A Latin Dictionary (Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Polish

urna

Noun

urna f.

  1. urn (a vessel for ashes or cremains of a deceased person)
  2. ballot box

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative urna urny
Genitive urny urn
Dative urnie urnom
Accusative urnę urny
Instrumental urną urnami
Locative urnie urnach
Vocative urno urny

Serbian

Noun

urna f. (Cyrillic spelling урна)

  1. urn

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin urna.

Noun

urna f. (plural urnas)

Singular
urna f.

Plural
urnas f.

  1. urn
  2. poll; ballot box

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