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Lahit içinde bir sürü altın vardı. - There was lots of gold inside the sarcophagus.

{ç} (sarkaf'ıgi)/--es (sarkaf'ıgısız)
(isim) lahit
English - English
A stone coffin, often inscribed or decorated with sculpture
The cement and steel structure that encases the destroyed reactor at the power station in Chernobyl, Ukraine
a stone coffin or a chest-like tomb
{i} coffin made of stone
a wood or stone container for a coffin
It is otherwise called lapis Assius, or Assian stone, and is said to have been found at Assos, a city of Lycia
A stone coffin
A sarcophagus is a large decorative container in which a dead body was placed in ancient times. an Egyptian sarcophagus. sarcophagi a decorated stone box for a dead body, used in ancient times
(plural: sarcophagi) A stone container that usually housed the coffin and mummy The surface was often inscribed with texts to assist the deceased in the journey through the underworld One often finds the word sarcophagi being applied to the coffin within
A stone container encasing one or more coffins (derived from a Greek word for "flesh-eating")
A stone coffin that is either rectangular or human-shaped The word means "flesh-eater" in Greek
a coffin made of stone
From the Greek meaning "flesh eater " A stone (usually limestone) coffin
A large stone coffin usually decorated with sculpture and/or inscriptions The term is derived from two Greek words meaning flesh and eating, which are applied to a kind of limestone in ancient Greece, since the stone was said to turn flesh to dust
container for a corpse or mummy; the term originally referred to a large stone receptacle that held one or more smaller, wooden coffins but was later applied to any coffin, whether made of wood, stone, gold, silver, or some other material
A container or coffin used to hold the mummy of an ancient Egyptian
A coffin or chest-shaped tomb of the kind of stone described above; hence, any stone coffin
a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)
Early sarcophagi were made of limestone, a flesh-eating stone which when carved in the shape of a coffin quickly disposed of the corpse so that the monument could be used for another family member Modern sarcophagi are made of granite or other fasting stone
Coffin usually made of stone or wood, essential element of Egyptian funerary cult and burials
A species of limestone used among the Greeks for making coffins, which was so called because it consumed within a few weeks the flesh of bodies deposited in it
A stone shaped like a sarcophagus and placed by a grave as a memorial
plural of sarcophagus
Plural may also be spelled sarcophagi



    Turkish pronunciation



    /särˈkäfəgəs/ /sɑːrˈkɑːfəɡəs/


    [ sär-'kä-f&-g& ] (noun.) 1619. French sarcophage Latin sarcophagus Ancient Greek σαρκοφάγος (“flesh-eating, carnivorous (σαρκοφάγος λίθος (“a limestone so called, literally 'flesh-consuming stone', so named from a supposed property of consuming the flesh of corpses laid in it”)); hence, as a noun, a coffin of such stone”) σάρξ (“flesh, meat; genit. σαρκός”) + -φάγος (ἔφαγον: past of φαγεῖν (“to eat”))