hangar

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See also: Hangar and hangár

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hangar (shed, hangar), from Middle French hanghart (enclosure near a house), from Old French hangart, *hamgart, from Old Frankish *haimgard (fence around a group of houses), from *haim (home, village, hamlet) + *gard (yard). More at home, yard.

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hangar (plural hangars)

  1. A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept.
    The plane taxied on over to the hangar for repairs.
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 9
      By the side of it ran an open hangar upheld by a score of rough tarred posts.

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Not to be confused with “hanger” (a device for hanging).


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *haimgard (enclosure around a home).

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hangar m (plural hangars)

  1. shed, barn, warehouse
  2. hangar

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hangar m (invariable)

  1. hangar

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hangar, of Germanic origins.

Noun[edit]

hangar m (plural hangars)

  1. shed

Polish[edit]

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hangar m

  1. hangar

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

hangar m (plural hangares)

  1. hangar (large structure where aircraft are kept)

Spanish[edit]

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hangar m (plural hangares)

  1. hangar

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hangar c

  1. hangar, a garage like building for aircraft.

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