tsunami

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See also: Tsunami and tsunâmi

English[edit]

2004-tsunami.jpg

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From Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ (tsunami, seismic sea wave, literally harbour wave)).

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tsunami (plural tsunamis or tsunami)

  1. A very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese.

Noun[edit]

tsunami f

  1. tsunami

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 津波/津浪 (つなみ, tsunami), “harbour wave”.

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tsunami m (plural tsunami's, diminutive tsunamietje n)

  1. tsunami

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese.

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tsunami

  1. tsunami

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ, tsunami, harbour wave).

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tsunami m (plural tsunamis)

  1. tsunami

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Italian[edit]

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Japanese

Noun[edit]

tsunami f (invariable)

  1. tsunami

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tsunami

  1. rōmaji reading of つなみ

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ (tsunami, seismic sea wave, literally harbour wave)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡s̪s̪ũn̪ãmʲi]

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tsunami n (indeclinable)

  1. tsunami

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ (seismic sea wave, literally harbour wave)).

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tsunami m or f (in variation) (plural tsunamis)

  1. tsunami (large, destructive wave)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From English tsunami, from Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ, tsunami, harbour wave).

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tsunami m (plural tsunamis)

  1. tsunami

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese.

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  • IPA(key): /tsʉːˈnɑːmɪ/, /tsɵˈnɑːmɪ/

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tsunami c

  1. tsunami

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