jaguar

jaguar

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English

Etymology

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îaûara.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈdʒæɡjʊə/, /ˈdʒæɡjuːɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdʒæɡwɑɹ/, /ˈdʒæɡ(j)u.ɑɹ/, /ˈdʒæɡwaɪɚ/

Noun

jaguar (plural jaguars)

  1. A carnivorous spotted large cat native to South and Central America, Panthera onca.

Translations

See also

  • jaguarundi
  • jaguar on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Panthera onca on Wikispecies.Wikispecies

References


Catalan

Etymology

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îaûara.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ʒəˈɡwa/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /d͡ʒaˈɡwaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧guar

Noun

jaguar m (plural jaguars)

  1. jaguar

Further reading

  • “jaguar” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “jaguar” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “jaguar” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “jaguar” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Dutch

Etymology

Apparently borrowed from French jaguar, from Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara. The contemporary pronunciation derives from English jaguar.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛ.ɡuˌɑr/, /ˈdʒɛ.ɡuˌər/
  • (dated in the Netherlands) IPA(key): /ˈjaː.ɣyˌɑr/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧gu‧ar

Noun

jaguar m (plural jaguars, diminutive jaguartje n)

  1. jaguar [from late 18th c.]
    • 1777, De Buffon, De algemeene en byzondere natuurlyke historie, vol. 5, part 1, tr. from French, J. H. Schneider (publ.), page 5.

Derived terms

  • weerjaguar

References


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʒa.ɡwaʁ/

Noun

jaguar m or f (plural jaguars)

  1. (masculine) jaguar (cat)
  2. (masculine) Jaguar (Mac OS 10.2)
  3. (feminine) jaguar (car)
  4. (feminine) Jaguar (British car manufacturer)

Further reading

  • “jaguar” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Malay

Alternative forms

  • جاݢوار

Etymology

From English jaguar, from Portuguese, from Old Tupi jaguara.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒaɡua(r)/
  • Rhymes: -ua(r), -wa(r), -a(r)

Noun

jaguar (Jawi spelling جاݢوار)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara

Noun

jaguar m (definite singular jaguaren, indefinite plural jaguarer, definite plural jaguarene)

  1. a jaguar, Panthera onca.

References

  • “jaguar” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “jaguar” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara

Noun

jaguar m (definite singular jaguaren, indefinite plural jaguarar, definite plural jaguarane)

  1. a jaguar, Panthera onca

References

  • “jaguar” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaˈɡu.ar/

Noun

jaguar m anim

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
  2. Jaguar car

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Tupi îaûara. Doublet of jaguara.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒa.ˈɡwaʁ/
    • (Paulista) IPA(key): [ʒa.ˈɡwaɾ], [ʒa.ˈɡwaɹ], [ʒa.ˈɡwaɹ]
    • (South Brazil) IPA(key): [ʒa.ˈɡwaɾ], [ʒa.ˈɡwaɻ]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): [ʒa.ˈɡwaχ]

Noun

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca, a feline of Latin America)
    Synonyms: onça, onça-pintada

Usage notes

In Brazil, jaguars are more commonly called onça or onça-pintada, and jaguar is mainly used in literature.

Related terms

  • jaguara, jaguaraíva, jaguaré, jaguaretê, jaguatirica

Descendants

  • Catalan: jaguar
  • English: jaguar

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French jaguar.

Noun

jaguar m (plural jaguari)

  1. jaguar

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jâɡuaːr/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧gu‧ar

Noun

jȁguār m (Cyrillic spelling ја̏гуа̄р)

  1. jaguar

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xaˈɡwaɾ/, [xaˈɣ̞waɾ]

Noun

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
    Synonym: yaguareté

Further reading

  • “jaguar” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Turkish

Etymology

Borrowed from French jaguar.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ʒɑ.ɡʊ.ɑɾ]

Noun

jaguar (definite accusative jaguarı, plural jaguarlar)

  1. jaguar

Declension

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