jumbo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Jumbo, the name given to a large elephant purchased by P. T. Barnum in 1882.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jumbo ‎(not comparable)

  1. Especially large or powerful.

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Noun[edit]

jumbo ‎(plural jumbos)

  1. An especially large or powerful person, animal or thing.

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Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jumbo ‎(not comparable)

  1. (informal) last (especially in a competition)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jumbo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative jumbo jumbot
genitive jumbon jumbojen
partitive jumboa jumboja
illative jumboon jumboihin
singular plural
nominative jumbo jumbot
accusative nom.? jumbo jumbot
gen. jumbon
genitive jumbon jumbojen
partitive jumboa jumboja
inessive jumbossa jumboissa
elative jumbosta jumboista
illative jumboon jumboihin
adessive jumbolla jumboilla
ablative jumbolta jumboilta
allative jumbolle jumboille
essive jumbona jumboina
translative jumboksi jumboiksi
instructive jumboin
abessive jumbotta jumboitta
comitative jumboine

Noun[edit]

jumbo

  1. jumbo jet

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jumbo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative jumbo jumbot
genitive jumbon jumbojen
partitive jumboa jumboja
illative jumboon jumboihin
singular plural
nominative jumbo jumbot
accusative nom.? jumbo jumbot
gen. jumbon
genitive jumbon jumbojen
partitive jumboa jumboja
inessive jumbossa jumboissa
elative jumbosta jumboista
illative jumboon jumboihin
adessive jumbolla jumboilla
ablative jumbolta jumboilta
allative jumbolle jumboille
essive jumbona jumboina
translative jumboksi jumboiksi
instructive jumboin
abessive jumbotta jumboitta
comitative jumboineen

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English jumbo ("An especially large or powerful person, animal or thing").

Adjective[edit]

jumbo m

  1. last (in competitions)
    Bli jumbo
    Come last

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