sonar

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See also: Sonar, SONAR, sónar, and soñar

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From SONAR, acronym from sound navigation and ranging. Coined by American scientist Frederick Vinton Hunt in the 1940s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

sonar (plural sonars)

  1. (nautical) echolocation
  2. (nautical) A device that uses hydrophones (in the same manner as radar) to locate objects underwater.

Synonyms[edit]

  • SONAR (acronym of sound navigation and ranging)

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan sonar, from Latin sonāre, present active infinitive of sonō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swen- (to sound, resound).

Verb[edit]

sonar (first-person singular present sono, past participle sonat)

  1. to sound, to make a sound
  2. to ring, to buzz

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English sonar.

Noun[edit]

sonar m (uncountable)

  1. sonar

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sonar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sonar m (plural sonars)

  1. sonar

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sonar.

Noun[edit]

sonar m (plural sonars)

  1. sonar

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

sonar

  1. indefinite genitive singular of sonur

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto soni (to sound), French sonner, Italian suonare, Spanish sonar, ultimately from Latin sonō (to make a noise).

Verb[edit]

sonar (present tense sonas, past tense sonis, future tense sonos, imperative sonez, conditional sonus)

  1. to ring

Conjugation[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

sonar

  1. to call (to name or refer to)
    Synonyms: cridar, apelar

Conjugation[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sonar.

Noun[edit]

sonar m (plural sonares)

  1. (nautical) sonar (technique and device that uses sound propagation to detect underwater objects)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sonar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sǒnaːr/
  • Hyphenation: so‧nar

Noun[edit]

sònār m (Cyrillic spelling со̀на̄р)

  1. sonar

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish sonar, from Latin sonāre, present active infinitive of sonō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swen- (to sound, resound).

Verb[edit]

sonar (first-person singular present sueno, first-person singular preterite soné, past participle sonado)

  1. to sound, to ring
  2. to sound (appear)
    Suena como que ya te has decidido.It sounds like your mind is made up.
    Suena como si no tuviéramos otra opción.It sounds like we don't have any other choice.
  3. (figurative) to ring a bell, to be familiar
    Me suena el nombre, pero no lo ubico.
    His name rings a bell but I can't place him.
  4. (transitive, reflexive, figurative) to blow one's nose
    Despues de estornudar, me soné la nariz.
    After I sneezed, I blew my nose.
Conjugation[edit]
  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English sonar.

Noun[edit]

sonar m (plural sonares)

  1. sonar (a device that uses hydrophones to locate objects underwater)
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Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sonar

  1. present tense of sona.

Anagrams[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sonāre, present active infinitive of sonō. Compare Italian suonare.

Verb[edit]

sonar

  1. (transitive) to play, sound

Conjugation[edit]

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.