Definición de dais en inglés:

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dais

Pronunciación: /ˈdeɪɪs/
/deɪs/

sustantivo

A low platform for a lectern or throne.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The gazes of all in the room followed Lamar as she ascended the steps of the dais and stood in front of the throne, facing them.
  • She stood on the dais and placed her hands on the waist high posts.
  • Martin stood on the dais where the lectern usually sat, a low brazier to either side.
Sinónimos
platform, stage, podium, rostrum, stand, grandstand, staging, apron, soapbox, stump;
lectern, pulpit, box, dock;
Indian  mandapam
rare tribune

Origen

Middle English (originally denoting a raised table for distinguished guests): from Old French deis, from Latin discus 'disc or dish' (later 'table'). Little used after the Middle English period, the word was revived by antiquarians in the early 19th century with the disyllabic pronunciation.

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