durian

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See also: Durian and durián

English[edit]

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Durian fruits

Etymology[edit]

From Malay durian, ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *duʀi (thorn). Doublet of iwi, from Māori.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdʊə.ɹɪən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdʊə.ɹi.ən/, /ˈdʊə.ɹiˌɑn/

Noun[edit]

durian (plural durians)

  1. Any of several trees, genus Durio, of Southeast Asia.
  2. The spiky edible fruit of this tree, known for its strong taste and very strong, unpleasant odor.
    • 1692, Robert Boyle, General Heads for the Natural History of a Country Great or Small, London: John Taylor and S. Hedford, “Enquiries for Suratte, &c.,” p. 96,[1]
      Whether the Betele hath such a contrariety to the Durion, that a few Leaves of that, put to a whole Shopful of Durions, will make them all rot suddenly; and whether those that have surfeited on Durions, and thereby over-heated themselves, do, by laying a Leaf or two of Betele upon their Breasts or Stomachs, immediately cure the Inflammations, and Recover.
    • 1869 November, “The Land of the Malay: A Record of Travel in the Oriental Tropics”, in [Thomas] Mayne Reid, editor, Onward: A Magazine for the Young Manhood of America, New York, N.Y.: Onward Publishing Office, OCLC 8717398, page 494:
      The dessert I thoroughly enjoyed, for the various fruits of Singapore are delicious. One of them, the "durion," exhales a most noxious perfume, but is pleasant to the palate.
    • 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 115:
      Old women crouched over bags of Siamese rice, skeps of red and green peppers, purple egg-plants, bristly rambutans, pineapples, durians.
  3. A yellow colour, like that of durian flesh (also called durian yellow).
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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *duʀi (thorn).

Noun[edit]

durian

  1. durian (fruit)

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From duri (thorn) +‎ -an, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /durian/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: du‧ri‧an

Noun[edit]

durian

  1. durian (fruit)

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

durian m (plural durians)

  1. durian

Cebuano[edit]

Noun[edit]

durian

  1. nonstandard spelling of duryan

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian m

  1. durian

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian n

  1. durian

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

durian m (plural durians)

  1. durian

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an and duri +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

durian (plural, first-person possessive durianku, second-person possessive durianmu, third-person possessive duriannya)

  1. durian

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian m

  1. durian

Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian

  1. durian

Malay[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

duri +‎ -an, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

durian (Jawi spelling دوريان‎, plural durian-durian, informal 1st possessive durianku, impolite 2nd possessive durianmu, 3rd possessive duriannya)

  1. durian (fruit)

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian m

  1. durian (fruit)

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

durian m inan

  1. durian

Synonyms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian c

  1. durian

Declension[edit]

Declension of durian 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative durian durianen durianer durianerna
Genitive durians durianens durianers durianernas

Tagalog[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian

  1. durian

Turkish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English durian, from Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from (Western) Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an.

Noun[edit]

durian

  1. durian