jaguar

jaguar

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From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara.

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.jʊə/, /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.juː.ə/, /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.juː.ɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.wɑɹ/, /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.(j)u.ɑɹ/, (dialectally) /ˈd͡ʒæɡ.waɪɚ/

jaguar (plural jaguars)

  1. A carnivorous spotted large cat native to South and Central America, Panthera onca.
  • jaguarundi
  • jaguar on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Panthera onca on Wikispecies.Wikispecies

Borrowed from Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara.

  • IPA(key): (Central, Balearic) [ʒəˈɣwar]
  • IPA(key): (Valencia) [d͡ʒaˈɣwar]
  • Hyphenation: ja‧guar

jaguar m (plural jaguars)

  1. jaguar
  • “jaguar” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “jaguar”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2024
  • “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.

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

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

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.
  • weerjaguar
  • “jaguar” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]
  • IPA(key): /ʒa.ɡwaʁ/

jaguar m (plural jaguars)

  1. jaguar (cat)
  2. Jaguar (Mac OS 10.2)

jaguar f (plural jaguars)

  1. jaguar (car)
  2. Jaguar (British car manufacturer)
  • “jaguar”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

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

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

jaguar (Jawi spelling جاݢوار, plural jaguar-jaguar, informal 1st possessive jaguarku, 2nd possessive jaguarmu, 3rd possessive jaguarnya)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
  • “jaguar” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara.

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

  1. a jaguar, Panthera onca.
  • “jaguar” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “jaguar” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

From Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara.

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

  1. a jaguar, Panthera onca
  • “jaguar” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • IPA(key): /jaˈɡu.ar/
  • Rhymes: -uar
  • Syllabification: ja‧gu‧ar
  • Homophone: Jaguar

Internationalism; compare English jaguar, French jaguar, German Jaguar, ultimately from Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara.

jaguar m animal

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)

Borrowed from English Jaguar. Genericized trademark.

jaguar m animal

  1. Jaguar car
  • jaguar in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • jaguar in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Ultimately from Old Tupi îagûara. Doublet of jaguara.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

  • Hyphenation: ja‧guar

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

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

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

  • jaguara, jaguaraíva, jaguaré, jaguaretê, jaguatirica
  • Catalan: jaguar
  • English: jaguar

Borrowed from French jaguar.

  • IPA(key): /ʒa.ɡuˈar/

jaguar m (plural jaguari)

  1. jaguar
  • jaguar in DEX online—Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)
  • IPA(key): /jâɡuaːr/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧gu‧ar

jȁguār m (Cyrillic spelling ја̏гуа̄р)

  1. jaguar
  • IPA(key): /xaˈɡwaɾ/ [xaˈɣ̞waɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: ja‧guar

jaguar m (plural jaguares)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)
    Synonyms: yaguareté, otorongo
  • “jaguar”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

jaguar c

  1. a jaguar (cat)
  • jaguar in Svensk ordbok (SO)
  • jaguar in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • jaguar in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)

From Ottoman Turkish ژاغوآر (jaguar), from French jaguar, from Portuguese jaguar, from Old Tupi îagûara.

  • IPA(key): [ʒɑ.ɡʊ.ɑɾ]

jaguar (definite accusative jaguarı, plural jaguarlar)

  1. jaguar

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