tigris

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See also: Tigris and Tígris

Hungarian[edit]

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tigris

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tigris, from Ancient Greek τίγρις (tígris, tiger), probably of Iranian origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈtiɡriʃ]
  • Hyphenation: tig‧ris
  • Rhymes: -iʃ

Noun[edit]

tigris (plural tigrisek)

  1. tiger (Panthera tigris, a large predatory mammal of the cat family)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative tigris tigrisek
accusative tigrist tigriseket
dative tigrisnek tigriseknek
instrumental tigrissel tigrisekkel
causal-final tigrisért tigrisekért
translative tigrissé tigrisekké
terminative tigrisig tigrisekig
essive-formal tigrisként tigrisekként
essive-modal
inessive tigrisben tigrisekben
superessive tigrisen tigriseken
adessive tigrisnél tigriseknél
illative tigrisbe tigrisekbe
sublative tigrisre tigrisekre
allative tigrishez tigrisekhez
elative tigrisből tigrisekből
delative tigrisről tigrisekről
ablative tigristől tigrisektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
tigrisé tigriseké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
tigriséi tigrisekéi
Possessive forms of tigris
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tigrisem tigriseim
2nd person sing. tigrised tigriseid
3rd person sing. tigrise tigrisei
1st person plural tigrisünk tigriseink
2nd person plural tigrisetek tigriseitek
3rd person plural tigrisük tigriseik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words
Expressions

Further reading[edit]

  • tigris in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Latin[edit]

tīgris (a tiger)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τίγρις (tígris, tiger), probably of Iranian origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈti.ɡris/, [ˈt̪ɪ.ɡrɪs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈti.ɡris/, [ˈt̪iː.ɡris]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tigris m (genitive tigris or tigridis); third declension

  1. tiger
  2. (poetic) tigress
  3. a tiger skin

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, accusative singular in -im, -in or -em, ablative singular in or imparisyllabic non-i-stem; two different stems).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tigris tigrēs
tigridēs
Genitive tigris
tigridis
tigrium
tigridum
Dative tigrī
tigridī
tigribus
tigridibus
Accusative tigrim
tigrin
tigrem
tigridem
tigrēs
tigrīs
tigridēs
Ablative tigrī
tigride
tigribus
tigridibus
Vocative tigris tigrēs
tigridēs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: tigre
  • English: tiger
  • Esperanto: tigro
  • French: tigre
  • Hungarian: tigris

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