Translation of crypt in Spanish:

crypt

cripta, n.

Pronunciation /krɪpt//krɪpt/

noun

  • 1

    cripta feminine
    • At the inauguration of the column, the bodies of the martyrs of the revolution were transferred to a crypt beneath the statue.
    • More than 70 turtleback tombs - above-ground family crypts made from carved stones pieced together in elaborate arched domes - dot the landscape throughout the base.
    • An anatomist was given access to his tomb by the Vatican half a century ago when repairs were being carried out to the crypt in the church at Bari, southern Italy, where his remains are kept.
    • The ancient cathedral that is an epitome of love also has an underground crypt and a small museum for the visitors.
    • It is thought possible that the bones could have been buried beneath an old crypt under the original chapel or that they could have been moved from a nearby burial site.
    • It's not that uncommon to get some mummification in church crypts, but to get such good mummification with so many bodies is quite exceptional.
    • In Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, and Venezuela they established their own burial crypts and cemeteries.
    • It has also been suggested that the Romanesque crypt of the Chapel of Notre-Dame du Dromon may originally have been the mausoleum of Dardanus and his wife, Nevia Galla.
    • The tomb of King Wladyslaw the Short is the oldest in the cathedral crypt.
    • He was buried in St Gregory's vault in the crypt of St Paul's.
    • Around three times as many people are now taking guided tours, and visiting the undercroft, treasury and crypt.
    • They were in what seemed to be an underground crypt.
    • In the catacombs of the Capuchin crypt beneath Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione, Rome, the bones of 4000 monks are arranged in Baroque patterns on the ceilings.
    • The following March she was dead, after catching a chill, and buried in the church crypt.
    • With its grid-pattern streets, one of France's best preserved colosseums, an amphitheatre and underground crypts much of this town has escaped the influence of the 20th century.
    • Many students were memorised by the history associated with the ancient crypt of the cathedral.
    • Thirteen additional art works were packed into the central aisle, adjacent chapels and underground crypts of the church.
    • The upper chamber houses their decorative graves amidst profusely inscribed gilted walls while their actual tombs are in a crypt below.
    • There were people grieving by their family's mausoleums and crypts.
    • The route threads through and terminates in the crypt of the Lutheran church where the cultural centre was originally housed.