tanque

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Portuguese[edit]

tanque

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Gujarati ટાંકી (ṭā̃kī, cistern, underwater water reservour), from Marathi टाकी (ṭākī), ultimately from Sanskrit तडग (taḍaga, pond).[1]

Noun[edit]

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank
  2. cistern
  3. a sink used for laundry

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: tank (see there for further descendants)
  • Malay: tangki
  • Spanish: tanque

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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “tank”, in Online Etymology Dictionary

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese tanque (tank).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtanke/, [ˈt̪ãŋ.ke]
  • Hyphenation: tan‧que

Noun[edit]

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank (military vehicle)
  2. tank (a closed container for liquids or gases)
  3. large glass (for drinking)
  4. tank (a very muscular and physically imposing person)

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