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Spanish translation: ventana con celosía

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English term or phrase:moucharaby
Spanish translation:ventana con celosía
Entered by: Clarisa Moraña
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05:56 Jul 13, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: moucharaby
moucharaby window
rosa
ventana con celosía
Explanation:
"Moucharaby": es una palabra de origen árabe. En la arquitectura árabe, denota un balcón cerrrado por un enrejado que se proyecta ante una ventana e impide ver lo que sucede en su interior.
He visto que se usa: "ventana celosía", "ventana de celosía", "ventana con celosía", "ventana tipo celosía".

Definición en inglés:
moucharaby: n. projecting latticed window in Muslim architecture; such balcony of castle.


Diccionario de Arquitectura:
Celosía: enrejado que se pone en las ventanas para que las personas que están en el interior vean si ser vistas.

Se puede ver foto en: http://www.dahandesigns.com/services/skylights/skylights.htm

Definición de la Enciclopedia Británica (incluye fotos):
moucharaby


Muslim house with a moucharaby, Cairo

Arabic MASHRABIYAH, OR MUSHRABIYAH, in Islamic or Islamic-influenced architecture, an oriel, or projecting second-story window of latticework. The moucharaby is a familiar feature of residences in cities of North Africa and the Middle East; in France, where it was introduced from colonial sources, it is known as moucharabieh. These windows are characterized by the use of grills or lattices to replace glass and shutters. The grills are composed of small, turned (shaped on a lathe) wooden bobbins put together in intricate geometric patterns.

Moucharaby work, delicate and beautiful, provides the interior with light and air as it shades it from the hot African sun. It also permits those within to observe the street below and at the same time maintain their privacy, which was particularly important for the women of the segregated Muslim harem.

Saludos, Clarisa
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Clarisa Moraña
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Local time: 11:18
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Summary of answers provided
naventana con celosía
Clarisa Moraña
na -1Ventana de estilo mozárabeJesus Alonso Franco


  

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50 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Ventana de estilo mozárabe


Explanation:
Mozárabe: individuo perteneciente a las minorías hispánicas que, consentidas por el derécho islámico como tributarias, vivieron en la España musulmana hasta fines del siglo XI conservando su religión cristiana y su organización eclesiástica y judicial.

Jesus Alonso Franco
Local time: 15:18
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 60

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Davorka Grgic: Esto sería una ventana de estilo árabe. Estamos en África.
19 mins
  -> Cierto, es mocárabe. Pido disculpas
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ventana con celosía


Explanation:
"Moucharaby": es una palabra de origen árabe. En la arquitectura árabe, denota un balcón cerrrado por un enrejado que se proyecta ante una ventana e impide ver lo que sucede en su interior.
He visto que se usa: "ventana celosía", "ventana de celosía", "ventana con celosía", "ventana tipo celosía".

Definición en inglés:
moucharaby: n. projecting latticed window in Muslim architecture; such balcony of castle.


Diccionario de Arquitectura:
Celosía: enrejado que se pone en las ventanas para que las personas que están en el interior vean si ser vistas.

Se puede ver foto en: http://www.dahandesigns.com/services/skylights/skylights.htm

Definición de la Enciclopedia Británica (incluye fotos):
moucharaby


Muslim house with a moucharaby, Cairo

Arabic MASHRABIYAH, OR MUSHRABIYAH, in Islamic or Islamic-influenced architecture, an oriel, or projecting second-story window of latticework. The moucharaby is a familiar feature of residences in cities of North Africa and the Middle East; in France, where it was introduced from colonial sources, it is known as moucharabieh. These windows are characterized by the use of grills or lattices to replace glass and shutters. The grills are composed of small, turned (shaped on a lathe) wooden bobbins put together in intricate geometric patterns.

Moucharaby work, delicate and beautiful, provides the interior with light and air as it shades it from the hot African sun. It also permits those within to observe the street below and at the same time maintain their privacy, which was particularly important for the women of the segregated Muslim harem.

Saludos, Clarisa



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Clarisa Moraña
Argentina
Local time: 11:18
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 869
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