tsunami

tsunami

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Borrowed from Japanese ()(なみ) (tsunami), from (tsu, harbour) +‎ (nami, wave).

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /(t)suːˈnɑːmi/; enPR: (t)so͞o-nä'mi
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /(t)suˈnæmi/, /(t)suˈnɑmi/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːmi

tsunami (plural tsunami or tsunamis)

  1. A very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption; often a series of waves (a wave train).
  2. (figurative) A large and generally unstoppable surge.
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:tsunami.
  • sunami (nonstandard)
  • seismic sea wave
  • tidal wave (usage conflict)
  • earthquake
  • flood
  • natural disaster
  • seaquake
  • seiche
  • tidal wave
  • tsunami earthquake
  • waterquake
  • tsunami on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • tsunami on Wikiversity.Wikiversity
  • Category:tsunami on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
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Borrowed from English tsunami, borrowed from Japanese 津波(つなみ) (tsunami), from (tsu, harbor) +‎ (nami, wave).

  • Hyphenation: tsu‧na‧mi
  • IPA(key): /tsuˈnami/, [t̪s̪ʊˈn̪a.mɪ]

tsunami

  1. tsunami
  • cunami

Derived from Japanese.

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sunamɪ]
  • Hyphenation: tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami f (indeclinable)

  1. tsunami
  • tsunami in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957

Borrowed from Japanese 津波.

tsunami

  1. tsunami

From Japanese 津波.

  • IPA(key): /tsuˈnaːmi/

tsunami m (plural tsunami's, diminutive tsunamietje n)

  1. tsunami
  • vloedgolf

From Japanese 津波.

  • IPA(key): /ˈtsunɑmi/, [ˈts̠unɑ̝mi]
  • Rhymes: -unɑmi
  • Syllabification(key): tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami

  1. tsunami
  • tsunami”, in Kielitoimiston sanakirja [Dictionary of Contemporary Finnish]‎[1] (in Finnish) (online dictionary, continuously updated), Kotimaisten kielten keskuksen verkkojulkaisuja 35, Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus (Institute for the Languages of Finland), 2004–, retrieved 2023-07-03
  • minusta, mitsuna, muistan, mustina

From Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ, tsunami, harbour wave).

  • IPA(key): /tsy.na.mi/, /tsu.na.mi/

tsunami m (plural tsunamis)

  1. tsunami
  • “tsunami”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Unadapted borrowing from Japanese 津波(つなみ) (tsunami, tsunami, tidal wave, tidal bore), from (tsu, harbor) +‎ (nami, wave).

  • IPA(key): /su.na.mi/, /tsu.na.mi/
  • Hyphenation: tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami (first-person possessive tsunamiku, second-person possessive tsunamimu, third-person possessive tsunaminya)

  1. tsunami: a very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption. Tsunami are usually a series of waves, or wave train.
    Synonym: semong
  • “tsunami” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia, Jakarta: Agency for Language Development and Cultivation – Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia, 2016.

Borrowed from Japanese 津波(つなみ) (tsunami).

tsunami m (invariable)

  1. tsunami

tsunami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of つなみ

From Japanese 津波.

  • IPA(key): /sunami/, /tsunami/

tsunami (Jawi spelling تسونامي, plural tsunami-tsunami, informal 1st possessive tsunamiku, 2nd possessive tsunamimu, 3rd possessive tsunaminya)

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

From Japanese 津波 (tsunami), via English tsunami.

tsunami m (definite singular tsunamien, indefinite plural tsunamier, definite plural tsunamiene)

  1. a tsunami
  • “tsunami” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “tsunami” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

From Japanese 津波 (tsunami), via English tsunami.

tsunami m (definite singular tsunamien, indefinite plural tsunamiar, definite plural tsunamiane)

  1. a tsunami
  • “tsunami” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Unadapted borrowing from Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ (tsunami)).

  • IPA(key): /tsuˈna.mi/
  • Rhymes: -ami
  • Syllabification: tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami n (indeclinable)

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

Unadapted borrowing from Japanese, 津波(つなみ) (tsunami).

  • Hyphenation: tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami m (plural tsunamis)

  1. Alternative spelling of tsunâmi

Borrowed from English tsunami, from Japanese 津波 / 津浪 (つなみ, tsunami, harbour wave).

  • IPA(key): /suˈnami/ [suˈna.mi], /tsuˈnami/ [t̪suˈna.mi]
  • Rhymes: -ami
  • Syllabification: tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami m (plural tsunamis)

  1. tsunami
  • marejada
  • maremoto
  • “tsunami”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

Borrowed from English tsunami, from Japanese 津波 (tsunami).

tsunami (n class, plural tsunami)

  1. tsunami (very large and destructive wave)
  2. tsunami (large and generally unstoppable surge)

From Japanese.

  • IPA(key): /(t)sʉːˈnɑːmɪ/, /(t)sɵˈnɑːmɪ/

tsunami c

  1. tsunami
  • tsunamivåg
  • tsunami in Svensk ordbok (SO)
  • tsunami in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • tsunami in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)

Borrowed from English tsunami, from Japanese 津波(つなみ) (tsunami), from (tsu, harbor) +‎ (nami, wave).

  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /t͡suˈnami/ [t͡sʊˈnaː.mɪ], /t͡ʃuˈnami/ [t͡ʃʊˈnaː.mɪ]
  • Rhymes: -ami
  • Syllabification: tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami (Baybayin spelling ᜆ᜔ᜐᜓᜈᜋᜒ)

  1. tsunami
  • “tsunami”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

From Japanese 津波 (tsunami), from (tsu, harbor) +‎ (nami, wave).

  • IPA(key): /t(u).su.ˈnɑ.mi/
  • Hyphenation: tsu‧na‧mi

tsunami (definite accusative tsunamiyi, plural tsunamiler)

  1. a tsunami; a very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption

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