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bayadere Explained

Bayadere at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bayadere \Ba`ya*dere"\, n. [F., from Pg. bailadeira a female
dancer, bailar to dance.]
A female dancer in the East Indies. [Written also
{bajadere}.]

bayadère at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » bayadère|lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » pt Inter: term » bailadeira, from Inter: term » bailar||to dance|lang=pt.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /baɪəˈdɛː/

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • A Hindu dancing-girl.

  • Category: Category - :English terms spelled with È|bayadere

    French

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » pt|fr Inter: term » bailadeira.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /bajadɛʁ/|lang=fr

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=bayadere
  • bayadère, dancing-girl

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj » feminine=bayadère|sort=bayadere

  • having colourful stripes

  • Translation: et » bayadère
    Translation: fr » bayadère
    Translation: ko » bayadère
    Translation: io » bayadère
    Translation: vi » bayadère
    Translation: zh » bayadère

    bayadere at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==English==

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » lang=fr|bayadère

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: countable » dated A female dancer
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1876|author=Various|title=Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 99, March, 1876|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/13655


    |passage=Her performance being finished, the bayadere was succeeded by others, each of whom appeared to have her specialty--one imitating by her postures a serpent-charmer; another quite unequivocally representing a man-charmer; another rapidly executing what seemed an interminable pirouette.
  • Inter: quote-book » year=1899|author=H.G. Wells|title=The Sleeper Awakes|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/12163

  • |passage=For the time, at any rate, the neat dexterity of counting and numbering machines, building machines, spinning engines, patent doorways, explosive motors, grain and water elevators, slaughter-house machines and harvesting appliances, was more fascinating to Graham than any bayadere.
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1918|author=Mary Johnston|title=Foes|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/16554


    |passage=The reflection of a greater thing claimed her and taught her, held her like a bayadere in a temple court.
  • A type of fabric having strongly contrasting stripes
  • Inter: quote-book » year=1906|author=Carolyn Wells|title=Patty's Summer Days|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/25865

  • |passage=Bertha had chosen a blue and white silk of a bayadere stripe, with lace ruffles at the neck and wrists and a skirt of voluminous fulness.
    Translation: et » bayadere
    Translation: io » bayadere
    Translation: ta » bayadere
    Translation: te » bayadere
    Translation: zh » bayadere