angora

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See also: Angora, angóra, and angorá

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of the city of Ankara in Turkey, which has given its name to several breeds of animal. From Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ánkura, anchor).

Noun[edit]

angora (plural angoras)

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  1. An angora cat.
  2. An angora goat.
  3. An angora rabbit.
  4. (uncountable) The hair of angora rabbits or angora goats, used to make textiles.
  5. (uncountable) The fabric made from the hair of angora rabbits or angora goats.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

angoro +‎ -a.

Adjective[edit]

angora (accusative singular angoran, plural angoraj, accusative plural angorajn)

  1. distressed, anguished, of distress, of anguish
    • Solomon Cins (translator), Kiel ŝtalo estis hardata (How the Steel Was Tempered / Как закалялась сталь) by Nikolai Ostrovsky, Book 2, Chapter 7,
      Li ekamis tiun junan bolŝevikon, neniam angoran, ĉiam vivplenan, kun bolanta energio, kiu tiel frue perdis sian sanon.
      He had grown to love the young Bolshevik, who, never distressed, always full of life and bubbling with energy, had lost his health at such an early age.
    • Elena Zaja, Antaŭparolo (Preface), in Fajron sentas mi interne by Ulrich Matthias,
      Tio ĝermigas ĉe ni la esperon, ke la abismo disiganta ilin de aliaj ne etendiĝas fatale, la angorajn nubojn eblas forblovi spite al la sorto per la fervoro kaj forta volo [...]
      This sparked in us the hope that the chasm that separated them from others was not fatally wide, that the clouds of anguish could be blown away, in spite of fate, by fervour and strong will

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Turkish Angora, the former name of Turkish capital Ankara

Noun[edit]

angora

  1. angora (hair of angora rabbit)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of angora (Kotus type 11/omena, no gradation)
nominative angora angorat
genitive angoran angorien
angoroiden
angoroitten
partitive angoraa angoria
angoroita
illative angoraan angoriin
angoroihin
singular plural
nominative angora angorat
accusative nom. angora angorat
gen. angoran
genitive angoran angorien
angoroiden
angoroitten
angorojenrare
angorainrare
partitive angoraa angoria
angoroita
angorojarare
inessive angorassa angoroissa
angorissa
elative angorasta angoroista
angorista
illative angoraan angoriin
angoroihin
adessive angoralla angoroilla
angorilla
ablative angoralta angoroilta
angorilta
allative angoralle angoroille
angorille
essive angorana angoroina
angorina
translative angoraksi angoroiksi
angoriksi
instructive angoroin
angorin
abessive angoratta angoroitta
angoritta
comitative angoroineen
angorineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Angora, obsolete form of Ankara, the name of the capital of Turkey.

Noun[edit]

angora m (plural angora)

  1. angora (all senses)

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