sigar

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigar (genitive sigari, partitive sigarit)

  1. cigar

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cigarro, of uncertain origin; perhaps from cigarra (grasshopper), or from Mayan sicar (to smoke tobacco leaves).

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Noun[edit]

sigar m (genitive singular sigarar, plural sigarir)

  1. cigar (rolled stick of tobacco)

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Declension of sigar
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sigar sigarin sigarir sigarirnar
accusative sigar sigarina sigarir sigarirnar
dative sigar sigarini sigarum sigarunum
genitive sigarar sigararinnar sigara sigaranna

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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A cuban cigar being hand-rolled.

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cigarro (cigar, cigarette), possibly from a Mayan language such as Yucatec Maya siyar (to smoke tobacco leaves) or Q'eqchi sik'ar (to smoke), possibly also from cigarro (male cicada), a form of cigarra (cicada), from a Vulgar Latin root *cicāla (or an alternate Iberian variant form *cicāra), from Latin cicāda (cicada), possibly from a substrate language, ultimately onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɪˈɡɑːr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːr
  • Hyphenation: si‧gar

Noun[edit]

sigar m (definite singular sigaren, indefinite plural sigarer, definite plural sigarene)

  1. (smoking) a cigar (tobacco rolled and wrapped with an outer covering of tobacco leaves, intended to be smoked)
    • 1954, Agnar Mykle, Lasso rundt fru Luna, page 384:
      han stod og pattet på en sigar
      he was standing and sucking on a cigar
    • 1998, Herbjørg Wassmo, Karnas arv, page 46:
      enda var han rett i ryggen, stor og røslig og luktet sigar på lang avstand
      yet he was straight in the back, big and rosy and smelled of cigar from a long distance
    • 1998, Anne Connie Stuksrud, Rust, page 49:
      han lener seg tilbake på stolen og tenner en sigar
      he leans back in his chair and lights a cigar

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cigarro.

Noun[edit]

sigar m (definite singular sigaren, indefinite plural sigarar, definite plural sigarane)

  1. a cigar

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