See also: Angora, angóra, and angorá

EnglishEdit

 
an Angora rabbit

EtymologyEdit

From the name of the city of Ankara in Turkey, from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ánkura, anchor).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /æŋˈɡɔːɹə/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹə

NounEdit

angora (plural angoras)

 
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  1. An angora cat.
  2. a goat of a domesticated breed that produces mohair.
  3. a rabbit belonging to the Angora rabbit breed, one of the oldest domestic breeds of rabbits in the world, raised chiefly in Europe for its silky and long hair (a subspecies of the European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus)
  4. (uncountable) The hair of angora rabbits or angora goats, used to make textiles.
  5. (uncountable) The fabric made from the hair of angora rabbits or angora goats.

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

angoro +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /anˈɡora/
  • Hyphenation: an‧go‧ra
  • Rhymes: -ora

AdjectiveEdit

angora (accusative singular angoran, plural angoraj, accusative plural angorajn)

  1. distressed, anguished, of distress, of anguish
    • (Can we date this quote?), Solomon Cins (translator), Kiel ŝtalo estis hardata (How the Steel Was Tempered / Как закалялась сталь) by Nikolai Ostrovsky, Book 2, Chapter 7,
      Li ekamis tiun junan bolŝevikon, neniam angoran, ĉiam vivplenan, kun bolanta energio, kiu tiel frue perdis sian sanon.
      He had grown to love the young Bolshevik, who, never distressed, always full of life and bubbling with energy, had lost his health at such an early age.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Elena Zaja, Antaŭparolo (Preface), in Fajron sentas mi interne by Ulrich Matthias,
      Tio ĝermigas ĉe ni la esperon, ke la abismo disiganta ilin de aliaj ne etendiĝas fatale, la angorajn nubojn eblas forblovi spite al la sorto per la fervoro kaj forta volo [...]
      This sparked in us the hope that the chasm that separated them from others was not fatally wide, that the clouds of anguish could be blown away, in spite of fate, by fervour and strong will

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< Turkish Angora, the former name of Turkish capital Ankara

NounEdit

angora

  1. angora (hair of angora rabbit)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of angora (Kotus type 11/omena, no gradation)
nominative angora angorat
genitive angoran angorien
angoroiden
angoroitten
partitive angoraa angoria
angoroita
illative angoraan angoriin
angoroihin
singular plural
nominative angora angorat
accusative nom. angora angorat
gen. angoran
genitive angoran angorien
angoroiden
angoroitten
angorojenrare
angorainrare
partitive angoraa angoria
angoroita
angorojarare
inessive angorassa angoroissa
angorissa
elative angorasta angoroista
angorista
illative angoraan angoriin
angoroihin
adessive angoralla angoroilla
angorilla
ablative angoralta angoroilta
angorilta
allative angoralle angoroille
angorille
essive angorana angoroina
angorina
translative angoraksi angoroiksi
angoriksi
instructive angoroin
angorin
abessive angoratta angoroitta
angoritta
comitative angoroineen
angorineen
Possessive forms of angora (type omena)
possessor singular plural
1st person angorani angoramme
2nd person angorasi angoranne
3rd person angoransa

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Angora, obsolete form of Ankara, the name of the capital of Turkey.

NounEdit

angora m (plural angora)

  1. angora (all senses)

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