flamingo

See also: Flamingo and flamingó

EnglishEdit

 
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A flamingo
 
Flamingoes (Phoenicopterus roseus) in flight

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese flamingo, from Spanish flamengo (flame colored), from Provençal flama (flame), from Latin flamma (flame), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥g- (to shimmer, gleam, shine).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /fləˈmɪŋɡoʊ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪŋɡəʊ

NounEdit

flamingo (plural flamingos or flamingoes)

  1. A wading bird of the family Phoenicopteridae.
  2. A deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.
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AdjectiveEdit

flamingo (not comparable)

  1. Of a deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

flamingo c (singular definite flamingoen, plural indefinite flamingoer)

  1. flamingo (bird)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese flamingo, from Spanish flamengo, from Old Occitan flamenc. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌflaːˈmɪŋ.ɡoː/
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  • Hyphenation: fla‧min‧go

NounEdit

flamingo m (plural flamingo's, diminutive flamingootje n)

  1. flamingo, bird of the family Phoenicopteridae
    Synonym: zeegans
  2. (Suriname) scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber
    Synonym: rode ibis

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: flamink

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

flamo (flame) +‎ -ingo (socket)

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NounEdit

flamingo (accusative singular flamingon, plural flamingoj, accusative plural flamingojn)

  1. gas burner

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English flamingo, from Spanish flamengo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɑmiŋːo/, [ˈflɑmiŋːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmiŋːo
  • Syllabification(key): fla‧min‧go

NounEdit

flamingo

  1. flamingo
  2. (specifically) greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of flamingo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative flamingo flamingot
genitive flamingon flamingojen
partitive flamingoa flamingoja
illative flamingoon flamingoihin
singular plural
nominative flamingo flamingot
accusative nom. flamingo flamingot
gen. flamingon
genitive flamingon flamingojen
partitive flamingoa flamingoja
inessive flamingossa flamingoissa
elative flamingosta flamingoista
illative flamingoon flamingoihin
adessive flamingolla flamingoilla
ablative flamingolta flamingoilta
allative flamingolle flamingoille
essive flamingona flamingoina
translative flamingoksi flamingoiksi
instructive flamingoin
abessive flamingotta flamingoitta
comitative flamingoineen
Possessive forms of flamingo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person flamingoni flamingomme
2nd person flamingosi flamingonne
3rd person flamingonsa

MalayEdit

NounEdit

flamingo (plural flamingo-flamingo, informal 1st possessive flamingoku, 2nd possessive flamingomu, 3rd possessive flamingonya)

  1. flamingo

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese flamingo.

NounEdit

flamingo m (definite singular flamingoen, indefinite plural flamingoer, definite plural flamingoene)

  1. a flamingo

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese flamingo.

NounEdit

flamingo m (definite singular flamingoen, indefinite plural flamingoar, definite plural flamingoane)

  1. a flamingo

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PortugueseEdit

 
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flamingos

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English flamingo, from Portuguese and Spanish flamengo (flame colored), from Old Occitan flamenc (flame colored), from Latin flamma (flame) (compare Portuguese chama, flama).

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: fla‧min‧go

NounEdit

flamingo m (plural flamingos)

  1. flamingo (bird)

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RomanianEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Flamingo, from Spanish flamengo or Portuguese flamengo (flame colored).

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NounEdit

flamingo m (plural flamingi)

  1. flamingo (bird)

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /flaˈminɡo/ [flaˈmĩŋ.ɡo]
  • Rhymes: -inɡo
  • Syllabification: fla‧min‧go

NounEdit

flamingo m (plural flamingos)

  1. flamingo

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch flamingo. (The bird that in English is known as flamingo is known instead as segansi.)

NounEdit

flamingo

  1. scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber
    Synonym: korikori

SwahiliEdit

 
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English flamingo.

NounEdit

flamingo (needs class)

  1. flamingo
    Synonym: heroe
    • 2012 February 5, “Utaliana yapata homa ya West Nile”, in BBC News Swahili[1]:
      Wingu la flamingo, au heroe, huvutia maelfu ya watu kila mwaka, watu wanaopenda kuwatazama kwenye kisiwa cha Sardinia, magharibi mwa Utaliana.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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NounEdit

flamingo c

  1. flamingo (bird)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of flamingo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative flamingo flamingon flamingor flamingorna
Genitive flamingos flamingons flamingors flamingornas