orangutan

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English[edit]

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An Orangutan

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Malay orang (person", "man) + hutan (forest) "forest man". The name "orang utan (sic)" appears to have been bestowed by Europeans. The indigenous name given to the apes Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii by locals historically was mawas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈɹæŋ.ə.tæn/, /əˈɹæŋ.əˌtæŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈɹæŋ.əˌtæn/, /əˈɹæŋ.əˌtæŋ/
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Noun[edit]

orangutan (plural orangutans)

  1. An arboreal anthropoid ape genus Pongo consisting of two species, Pongo pygmaeus of Borneo and Pongo abelii of Sumatra, having a shaggy reddish-brown coat, long arms, and no tail.

Translations[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

Noun[edit]

orangutan m (plural orangutans)

  1. orangutan

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

orangutan m

  1. orangutan

Further reading[edit]

  • orangutan in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • orangutan in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

Noun[edit]

orangutan m

  1. orangutan

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oranɡǔtaːn/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ran‧gu‧tan

Noun[edit]

orangùtān m (Cyrillic spelling орангу̀та̄н)

  1. orangutan

Declension[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

Noun[edit]

orangutan

  1. orangutan

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative orangutan
Definite accusative orangutanı
Singular Plural
Nominative orangutan orangutanlar
Definite accusative orangutanı orangutanları
Dative orangutana orangutanlara
Locative orangutanda orangutanlarda
Ablative orangutandan orangutanlardan
Genitive orangutanın orangutanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular orangutanım orangutanlarım
2nd singular orangutanın orangutanların
3rd singular orangutanı orangutanları
1st plural orangutanımız orangutanlarımız
2nd plural orangutanınız orangutanlarınız
3rd plural orangutanları orangutanları