tornado

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See also: Tornado, tornádo, and tornádó

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From earlier ternado, attested since the 1550s as a nautical term for a windy thunderstorm.[1] From Spanish tronada (thunderstorm), from tronar (to thunder), from Latin tonō (to thunder), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tenh₂- (to thunder). The o and r were reversed in English (metathesis) under influence of Spanish tornar (to twist, to turn), from Latin tornō (to turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: tô(r)-nā'dō, IPA(key): /tɔː(ɹ)ˈneɪ.dəʊ/
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Noun[edit]

tornado (plural tornadoes or tornados)

A tornado in Oklahoma
  1. (meteorology) A violent windstorm characterized by a mobile, twisting, funnel-shaped cloud.
    Synonym: twister
    • 2013 March 1, Frank Fish, George Lauder, “Not Just Going with the Flow”, in American Scientist[1], volume 101, number 2, page 114:
      An extreme version of vorticity is a vortex. The vortex is a spinning, cyclonic mass of fluid, which can be observed in the rotation of water going down a drain, as well as in smoke rings, tornados and hurricanes.
    A tornado is a rotating column of air.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ tornado” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English tornado.

Noun[edit]

tornado c (singular definite tornadoen, plural indefinite tornadoer)

  1. tornado

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tornado f or m (plural tornado's, diminutive tornadootje n)

  1. tornado

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /torˈnado/
  • Hyphenation: tor‧na‧do
  • Rhymes: -ado

Noun[edit]

tornado (accusative singular tornadon, plural tornadoj, accusative plural tornadojn)

  1. (meteorology) tornado

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tornado

  1. tornado

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tornado (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative tornado tornadot
genitive tornadon tornadojen
tornadoiden
tornadoitten
partitive tornadoa tornadoja
tornadoita
illative tornadoon tornadoihin
singular plural
nominative tornado tornadot
accusative nom. tornado tornadot
gen. tornadon
genitive tornadon tornadojen
tornadoiden
tornadoitten
partitive tornadoa tornadoja
tornadoita
inessive tornadossa tornadoissa
elative tornadosta tornadoista
illative tornadoon tornadoihin
adessive tornadolla tornadoilla
ablative tornadolta tornadoilta
allative tornadolle tornadoille
essive tornadona tornadoina
translative tornadoksi tornadoiksi
instructive tornadoin
abessive tornadotta tornadoitta
comitative tornadoineen
Possessive forms of tornado (type palvelu)
possessor singular plural
1st person tornadoni tornadomme
2nd person tornadosi tornadonne
3rd person tornadonsa

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tornado m (invariable)

  1. tornado

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tronada, via English tornado.

Noun[edit]

tornado m (definite singular tornadoen, indefinite plural tornadoer, definite plural tornadoene)

  1. (meteorology) a tornado

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tronada, via English tornado

Noun[edit]

tornado m (definite singular tornadoen, indefinite plural tornadoar, definite plural tornadoane)

  1. (meteorology) a tornado

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tronada, via English tornado.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tornado n

  1. (meteorology) tornado
    Synonym: trąba powietrzna

Declension[edit]

or

Indeclinable.

Further reading[edit]

  • tornado in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tornado in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tornado m (plural tornados)

  1. (meteorology) tornado

Verb[edit]

tornado (feminine singular tornada, masculine plural tornados, feminine plural tornadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of tornar

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English tornado.

Noun[edit]

tornado (plural tornadoes)

  1. tornado

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tornado.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tǒrnaːdo/
  • Hyphenation: tor‧na‧do

Noun[edit]

tòrnādo m (Cyrillic spelling то̀рна̄до)

  1. tornado

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • tornado” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From English tornado, and this in turn from Spanish tronada (see English etymology for details).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /torˈnado/, [t̪orˈnaðo]

Noun[edit]

tornado m (plural tornados)

  1. tornado

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Verb[edit]

tornado m (feminine singular tornada, masculine plural tornados, feminine plural tornadas)

  1. Masculine singular past participle of tornar.

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