templomaranyozás

English translation: church gilding

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Hungarian term or phrase:templomaranyozás
English translation:church gilding
Entered by: Timoshka

03:20 Jan 15, 2016
Hungarian to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Hungarian term or phrase: templomaranyozás
I have an old photograph of a building (place of business) in Hungary, which has this word on it. Is this simply translated as "church gilding" -- perhaps one of the services they provided?
Timoshka
Local time: 09:37
church gilding
Explanation:
Yes, this is what it means. It seems church gilding (church gilder, "templomi aranyozó") used to be a service/profession. See:

https://www.google.hu/search?q="church gilding"&espv=2&biw=1...

or

https://www.google.hu/search?q="church gilding"&espv=2&biw=1...
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András Veszelka
Hungary
Local time: 15:37
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church gilding


Explanation:
Yes, this is what it means. It seems church gilding (church gilder, "templomi aranyozó") used to be a service/profession. See:

https://www.google.hu/search?q="church gilding"&espv=2&biw=1...

or

https://www.google.hu/search?q="church gilding"&espv=2&biw=1...

András Veszelka
Hungary
Local time: 15:37
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Köszönöm!

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