Tapir

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See also: tapir and tapír

German[edit]

Tapir malayo (Tapirus indicus), Tierpark Hellabrunn, Múnich, Alemania, 2012-06-17, DD 01.JPG

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French tapir, from Old Tupi tapiira.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Germany) IPA(key): /ˈtaːpiːr/, [ˈtaː.piɐ̯]
  • (Austria) IPA(key): /taˈpiːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ta‧pir

Noun[edit]

Tapir m (strong, genitive Tapirs, plural Tapire)

  1. tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with long prehensile upper lip)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Tapir” in Duden online
  • Tapir” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache