tapir

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See also: Tapir and tapír

English[edit]

A 19th-century watercolour of a Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus), from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings at the National Museum of Singapore

Etymology[edit]

French tapir, from Old Tupi tapiira.

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Noun[edit]

tapir (plural tapirs)

  1. Any one the species of large odd-toed ungulates of the taxonomic family Tapiridae with a long prehensile upper lip, of which all four surviving species are in genus Tapirus.

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tapir m (plural tapirs, diminutive tapirtje n)

  1. tapir

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Frankish *tappijan.

Verb[edit]

tapir

  1. (reflexive) to hide
Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tupian tapiira.

Noun[edit]

tapir m (plural tapirs)

  1. tapir

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapir m anim

  1. tapir

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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tapir (Tapirus indicus)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Tupi tapiira.

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Noun[edit]

tapir m (plural tapires)

  1. tapir

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧pir

Noun[edit]

tapir m (plural tapires)

  1. tapir

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tapir (tapir), from French tapir, from Old Tupi tapiira.

Noun[edit]

tapír

  1. tapir