jaguar

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See also: Jaguar, jaguár, jagúar, and jagùar

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

a jaguar

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.jʊə/, /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.ju.ɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.wɑɹ/, /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.(j)u.ɑɹ/, /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.waɪɚ/
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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi iaguara.

Pronunciation[edit]

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 iaguara.[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; []

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguars)

  1. jaguar (cat)
  2. Jaguar (Mac OS 10.2)

Noun[edit]

jaguar f (plural jaguars)

  1. jaguar (car)
  2. Jaguar (British car manufacturer)

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar (Jawi spelling جاݢوار‎, plural jaguar-jaguar, informal 1st possessive jaguarku, 2nd possessive jaguarmu, 3rd possessive jaguarnya)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi iaguara

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a jaguar, Panthera onca.

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi iaguara

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a jaguar, Panthera onca

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jaˈɡu.ar/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uar
  • Syllabification: ja‧gu‧ar

Noun[edit]

jaguar m anim

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
  2. Jaguar car

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • jaguar in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • jaguar in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Um jaguar

Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi iaguara.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca, a feline of Latin America)
    Synonyms: onça, onça-pintada

Usage notes[edit]

In Brazil, jaguars are more commonly called onça or onça-pintada, and jaguar is mainly used in literature.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: jaguar
  • 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]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xaˈɡwaɾ/, [xaˈɣ̞waɾ]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
    Synonym: yaguareté

Further reading[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