gondola

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See also: góndola, gôndola, and góndoła

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian gondola, from Venetian góndoła, likely to have derived from Byzantine Greek κοντούρα(kontoúra, small tail).

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gondola ‎(plural gondolas)

  1. A small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar, especially in Venice.
  2. A hanging platform or car for transporting people or cargo.
    1. An enclosed car attached to a cable mechanically lifted up the side of a mountain; an enclosed ski lift; a cable car.
    2. The car or basket of a hot-air balloon, airship, zeppelin, etc.
    3. The hanging cart in which a glass-cleaning worker stands to clean exterior glass on tall buildings.
    4. That part of a transporter bridge that carries passengers, vehicles, along the length of the bridge span.
  3. (rail transport) (US) A type of open railway car with low sides, used to carry heavy freight such as crushed rock or steel.
  4. A free-standing shelving unit in a supermarket.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian gondola. First attested in 1612.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡondolɒ]
  • Hyphenation: gon‧do‧la

Noun[edit]

gondola ‎(plural gondolák)

  1. gondola (a small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar, especially in Venice)

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative gondola gondolák
accusative gondolát gondolákat
dative gondolának gondoláknak
instrumental gondolával gondolákkal
causal-final gondoláért gondolákért
translative gondolává gondolákká
terminative gondoláig gondolákig
essive-formal gondolaként gondolákként
essive-modal
inessive gondolában gondolákban
superessive gondolán gondolákon
adessive gondolánál gondoláknál
illative gondolába gondolákba
sublative gondolára gondolákra
allative gondolához gondolákhoz
elative gondolából gondolákból
delative gondoláról gondolákról
ablative gondolától gondoláktól
Possessive forms of gondola
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. gondolám gondoláim
2nd person sing. gondolád gondoláid
3rd person sing. gondolája gondolái
1st person plural gondolánk gondoláink
2nd person plural gondolátok gondoláitok
3rd person plural gondolájuk gondoláik

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Venetian góndoła, probably from Byzantine Greek κοντούρα(kontoúra, small tail).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡon.do.la/
  • Hyphenation: gón‧do‧la

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gondola f ‎(plural gondole)

  1. gondola (narrow boat in Venice)

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