tanque

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Portuguese[edit]

tanque

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Gujarati [script needed] (tankh, cistern, underwater water reservour), from Marathi [script needed] (tanken) or Gujarati [script needed] (tanka, cistern), ultimately from Sanskrit तडग (taḍaga, pond).[1]

Noun[edit]

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank
  2. cistern
  3. a sink used for laundry
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Reborrowed from English tank (tank vehicle), from Portuguese. Tanks were originally disguised as moving water tanks.

Noun[edit]

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank (vehicle)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese tanque (tank)

Noun[edit]

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank (military vehicle)
  2. cistern
  3. large glass (for drinking)

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