jaguar

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See also: Jaguar, jaguár, and jagúar

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

a jaguar

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.

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Apparently borrowed from French jaguar, from Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi jaguara.[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)

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m anim

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
  2. Jaguar car

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tupian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar

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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)

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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.