jaguar

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See also: Jaguar, jaguár, and jagúar

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îaûara.[1]

a jaguar

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar (plural jaguars)

  1. A carnivorous spotted large cat native to South and Central America, Panthera onca.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ jaguar” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguars)

  1. jaguar

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Apparently borrowed from French jaguar, from Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara.[1] The contemporary pronunciation derives from English jaguar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛ.ɡuˌɑr/, /ˈdʒɛ.ɡuˌər/
  • (dated in the Netherlands) IPA(key): /ˈjaː.ɣyˌɑr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ja‧gu‧ar

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguars, diminutive jaguartje n)

  1. jaguar [from late 18th c.]
    • 1777, De Buffon, De algemeene en byzondere natuurlyke historie, vol. 5, part 1, tr. from French, J. H. Schneider (publ.), page 5.
      Wat den puma en den jaguar betreft, het blykt duidelyk uit de beſchryvingen van hun, die deze dieren gezien hebben, dat de puma geen leeuw is, en de jaguar geen tyger; []
      As for the puma and the jaguar, it clearly appears from the descriptions by them, who have seen these animals, that the cougar is not a lion, and [that] the jaguar is not a tiger; []

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m or f (plural jaguars)

  1. (masculine) jaguar (cat)
  2. (masculine) Jaguar (Mac OS 10.2)
  3. (feminine) jaguar (car)
  4. (feminine) Jaguar (British car manufacturer)

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Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English jaguar, from Portuguese, from Old Tupi jaguara.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar (Jawi spelling جاݢوار)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (definite singular jaguaren, indefinite plural jaguarer, definite plural jaguarene)

  1. a jaguar, genus Panthera onca

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (definite singular jaguaren, indefinite plural jaguarar, definite plural jaguarane)

  1. a jaguar, genus Panthera onca

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m anim

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
  2. Jaguar car

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Um jaguar

Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi îaûara.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar

Usage notes[edit]

  • Known in Brazil as onça.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: jaguar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French jaguar.

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguari)

  1. jaguar

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jâɡuaːr/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧gu‧ar

Noun[edit]

jȁguār m (Cyrillic spelling ја̏гуа̄р)

  1. jaguar

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)

Synonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French jaguar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar (definite accusative jaguarı, plural jaguarlar)

  1. jaguar

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative jaguar
Definite accusative jaguarı
Singular Plural
Nominative jaguar jaguarlar
Definite accusative jaguarı jaguarları
Dative jaguara jaguarlara
Locative jaguarda jaguarlarda
Ablative jaguardan jaguarlardan
Genitive jaguarın jaguarların
  1. ^ jaguar” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.