Definición de parvis en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada


Pronunciación: /ˈpɑːvɪs/
(also parvise)


An enclosed area in front of a cathedral or church, typically surrounded with colonnades or porticoes.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • At the north end of the composition, in front of the cathedral is a new parvis which is intended to be a place of congregation and recreation.
  • A simple glass wall separates the church from its huge parvis, dematerializing the boundary between interior and exterior.
  • The great parvis for open-air worshippers recalls a Classical Greek theatre set in the landscape, with the man-made and natural worlds brought together in a powerful symbiosis.


Late Middle English: from Old French, based on late Latin paradisus 'paradise', in the Middle Ages denoting a court in front of St Peter's, Rome.

Palabras que riman con parvis


For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: par¦vis

Compartir esta entrada

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.