hangar

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See also: Hangar and hangár

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French hangar (shed, hangar), from Middle French hanghart (enclosure near a house), from Old French hangart, *hamgart, from Old Frankish *haimgard (fence around a group of houses), from *haim (home, village, hamlet) + *gard (yard). Cognate with Old High German heimgart (forum). More at home, yard.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hangar (plural hangars)

  1. A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept.
    The plane taxied on over to the hangar for repairs.
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 9
      By the side of it ran an open hangar upheld by a score of rough tarred posts.
  2. (obsolete) A covered shed for carriages.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with “hanger” (a device for hanging).

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

hangar (third-person singular simple present hangars, present participle hangaring, simple past and past participle hangared)

  1. (transitive) To store (an aircraft) in a hangar.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hangar.

Noun[edit]

hangar c (singular definite hangaren, plural indefinite hangarer)

  1. hangar, a garage-like building for aircraft

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French hangar (shed, hangar), from Middle French hanghart (enclosure near a house), from Old French hangart, *hamgart, from Old Frankish *haimgard (fence around a group of houses).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦɑŋˈɡaːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: han‧gar
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Noun[edit]

hangar m (plural hangars, diminutive hangartje n)

  1. hangar, a garage-like building for aircraft.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *haimgard (enclosure around a home).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hangar m (plural hangars)

  1. shed, barn, warehouse
  2. hangar (aircraft)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hangar m (invariable)

  1. hangar

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French hangar, from Frankish *haimgard.

Noun[edit]

hangar m (plural hangars)

  1. (Jersey) shed

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French hangar via English hangar.

Noun[edit]

hangar m (definite singular hangaren, indefinite plural hangarer, definite plural hangarene)

  1. (aviation) a hangar

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hangar via English hangar.

Noun[edit]

hangar m (definite singular hangaren, indefinite plural hangarar, definite plural hangarane)

  1. (aviation) a hangar

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hangar m inan

  1. hangar

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hangar.

Noun[edit]

hangar m (plural hangares)

  1. hangar (large structure where aircraft are kept)

Further reading[edit]

  • hangar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hangar.

Noun[edit]

hangar m (plural hangares)

  1. hangar

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hangar.

Noun[edit]

hangar c

  1. hangar, a garage-like building for aircraft.

Declension[edit]

Declension of hangar 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hangar hangaren hangarer hangarerna
Genitive hangars hangarens hangarers hangarernas

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