safari

safari

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English

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /səˈfɑːɹ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːɹi

Noun

safari (plural safaris)

  1. A trip into any undeveloped area to see, photograph or hunt wild animals in their own environment.
  2. A caravan going on a safari.
  3. (by extension) Any trip for the purpose of discovering something new or acquiring prizes or trophies.
    • 1968, Ruth Stearns Egge, How to Make Something from Nothing
      An ardent junker herself, Mrs. Egge tells how to conduct a fascinating junk safari into the attic or antique and secondhand shops and what to do with the trophies you bring home.

Derived terms

  • safari jacket
  • safari park
  • safari suit
  • safarier
  • safarigoer
  • safariman
  • surfari
  • whale safari

Translations

Verb

safari (third-person singular simple present safaris, present participle safariing, simple past and past participle safaried)

  1. (intransitive) To take part in a safari.

Anagrams

  • Farias

Catalan

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /səˈfa.ɾi/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /saˈfa.ɾi/

Noun

safari m (plural safaris)

  1. safari

Further reading

  • “safari” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Dutch

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /saːˈfaː.ri/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧fa‧ri

Noun

safari m (plural safari's, diminutive safarietje n)

  1. safari

Derived terms

  • safaribus
  • safaripark

Finnish

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑfɑri/, [ˈs̠ɑfɑri]
  • Rhymes: -ɑfɑri
  • Syllabification: sa‧fa‧ri

Noun

safari

  1. safari

Declension

Anagrams

  • fraasi

French

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sa.fa.ʁi/

Noun

safari m (plural safaris)

  1. safari

Further reading

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

Italian

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Noun

safari m (invariable)

  1. safari

Anagrams

  • sfarai

Japanese

Romanization

safari

  1. Rōmaji transcription of サファリ

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɑfɑːrɪ/
  • Rhymes:

Noun

safari m (definite singular safarien, indefinite plural safarier, definite plural safariene)

  1. a safari

Derived terms

  • hvalsafari

References

  • “safari” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Noun

safari m (definite singular safarien, indefinite plural safariar, definite plural safariane)

  1. a safari

References

  • “safari” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Romanian

Etymology

From French safari

Noun

safari n (uncountable)

  1. safari

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Swahili safari (journey), from Arabic سَفَر(safar).

Noun

safari m (plural safaris)

  1. safari

Further reading

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

Swahili

Etymology

From Arabic سَفَر(safar, trip).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɑˈfɑ.ɾi/

Noun

safari (n class, plural safari)

  1. journey, trip
  2. a time or instance

Related terms

  • -safiri

Descendants

  • Arabic: سَفَارِي(safārī)
  • Catalan: safari
  • English: safari
  • Finnish: safari
  • French: safari
  • German: Safari
  • Hungarian: szafari
  • Italian: safari
  • Japanese: サファリ
  • Portuguese: safári
  • Russian: сафа́ри (safári)
  • Spanish: safari
  • Swedish: safari

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