English to Afrikaans Meaning :: portico

Portico :
pilaargang
- pilaargangportieke
 

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Noun(1) a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area

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(1) The portico 's tall columns are scarfed struts coupled in almost Aaltoesque fashion with blocks to increase their stiffness.(2) This imposing structure, now rebuilt in offices, boasts a large portico of giant ionic columns, graced with a highly decorative frieze and cornice.(3) The entire complex of the main temple and its ancillary structures and subsidiary shrines is in the middle of a rectangular, defined by a portico with a double colonnade.(4) Today one is greeted by the triangulated portico , supported on one column and aligned with the railway verandah columns.(5) Like the Stockholm building, both include a great portico , a main public entrance that leads to the interior.(6) We stopped at a police rest house, a one-story pre-1947 white stucco bungalow with columns around a portico .(7) A new portico , supported by recycled columns, changed all that.(8) To the right of the entrance portico is a cylindrical tower which contains the Lowry study centre.(9) The entablature and pediment of the portico are supported by two pairs of massive Ionic columns.(10) Free-standing columns form a portico in the front area, whilst the cella is enveloped in embedded columns.(11) The pyramidal building, which has the form of a cubical building with a pyramidal roof and entrance porticoes , differs from the iconographic tradition of the Meta Romuli.(12) Jefferson sometimes called them ÔÇÿporticles,ÔÇÖ a word that suggests small porches or porticos .(13) The Reading Room, with its broad encircling staircases, appears somewhat out of proportion, lessening the impact of the porticos in the courtyard, which are grand in their own right but diminutive by comparison.(14) Each wing has a different function, spatial orientation, and ground line, and its clusters of signlike, indigenous-style structures or porticoes face into the great courtyard at the heart of the palace.(15) The prevailing style of the roughly 3,800 neighboring houses features large gables and verandas, with porticos , pediments, and glossy interiors.(16) In structures at all levels of importance, gates, doors and doorways, together with porches and porticos , are usually much more elaborate than roofs, walls and windows.
Synonyms
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2. porch ::
stoep
3. veranda ::
stoep
4. corridor ::
korridor
5. piazza ::
piazza
6. portico ::
pilaargang
7. vestibule ::
voorportaal
8. moonlight ::
maanlig
9. canopy ::
kap
10. awning ::
afdak
11. terrace ::
terras
12. courtyard ::
binnehof
Different Forms
portico, porticoes
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