UFO

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UFO (plural UFOs)

  1. Initialism of unidentified flying object.
  2. (informal) An alien spacecraft.

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Czech[edit]

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UFO

  1. UFO

Estonian[edit]

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UFO

  1. UFO

Finnish[edit]

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UFO

  1. UFO (unidentified flying object)

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of unidentifiziertes Flugobjekt, unidentifiziertes fliegendes Objekt, unbekanntes Flugobjekt, unbekanntes fliegendes Objekt.

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IPA(key): /ˈuːfo/

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UFO n (genitive UFO or UFOs, plural UFO or UFOs)

  1. UFO

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Italian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈu.fo/, [ˈuːfo]
  • Rhymes: -ufo
  • Hyphenation: Ù‧FO

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UFO or ufo (plural UFO or ufo)

  1. UFO

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Japanese[edit]

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Borrowing from English UFO, but pronounced like an acronym rather than a mere initialism

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UFO (katakana ユーフォー, rōmaji yūfō)

  1. a UFO
    • 1988 July 30, Fujiko F. Fujio, “コマーさる [Monketing]”, in ひとりぼっちの宇宙戦争 [The One-Man Cosmic War] (藤子不二雄少年SF短編集; 1), volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 16th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-140701-3, page 53:
      UFOユーフォーをみた。家に帰るとさるがいなかった。そのさるをみかけたことはない。
      Yūfō o mita. Ie ni kaeru to saru ga inakatta. Sono igo saru o mikaketa koto wa nai.
      I saw a UFO that day. That monkey was no longer there when I got home. I never saw him again.

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Portuguese[edit]

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From English UFO.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈu.fo/
  • It is uncommon for the letters to be pronounced individually.

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UFO m (plural UFOs)

  1. UFO; alien spacecraft

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