See also: góndola, gôndola, and góndoła

English

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian gondola, from Venetian góndoƚa, from Byzantine Greek κοντούρα (kontoúra, cutter, kind of ship).

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gondola (plural gondolas or gondole)

  1. A small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar, especially in Venice.
  2. A hanging platform or car for transporting people or cargo.
    1. An enclosed car attached to a cable mechanically lifted up the side of a mountain; an enclosed ski lift; a cable car.
    2. The car or basket of a hot-air balloon, airship, zeppelin, etc.
    3. The hanging cart in which a glass-cleaning worker stands to clean exterior glass on tall buildings.
    4. That part of a transporter bridge that carries passengers, vehicles, along the length of the bridge span.
  3. (rail transport, US) A type of open railway car with low sides, used to carry heavy freight such as crushed rock or steel.
    Synonym: gondola car
    Hypernyms: freight car, goods wagon
    Coordinate term: hopper car
  4. A free-standing display unit in a supermarket or other retail store, where goods are shelved or hung on pegs or hooks for sale.

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Verb

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gondola (third-person singular simple present gondolas, present participle gondolaing, simple past and past participle gondolaed)

  1. To travel by gondola.
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Czech

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian gondola.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈɡondola]
  • Rhymes: -ola
  • Hyphenation: gon‧do‧la

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gondola f (diminutive gondolka)

  1. gondola (narrow boat, especially in Venice)
  2. gondola (car or basket of an airship)
  3. (aviation) nacelle (separate streamlined enclosure mounted on an aircraft to house an engine)

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Further reading

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  • gondola in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • gondola in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • gondola in Akademický slovník současné češtiny, 2012-, slovnikcestiny.cz
  • gondola in Internetová jazyková příručka

French

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gondola

  1. third-person singular past historic of gondoler

Hungarian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian gondola. First attested in 1612.[1]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈɡondolɒ]
  • Hyphenation: gon‧do‧la
  • Rhymes: -lɒ

Noun

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gondola (plural gondolák)

  1. gondola (a small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar, especially in Venice)

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative gondola gondolák
accusative gondolát gondolákat
dative gondolának gondoláknak
instrumental gondolával gondolákkal
causal-final gondoláért gondolákért
translative gondolává gondolákká
terminative gondoláig gondolákig
essive-formal gondolaként gondolákként
essive-modal
inessive gondolában gondolákban
superessive gondolán gondolákon
adessive gondolánál gondoláknál
illative gondolába gondolákba
sublative gondolára gondolákra
allative gondolához gondolákhoz
elative gondolából gondolákból
delative gondoláról gondolákról
ablative gondolától gondoláktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
gondoláé gondoláké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
gondoláéi gondolákéi
Possessive forms of gondola
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. gondolám gondoláim
2nd person sing. gondolád gondoláid
3rd person sing. gondolája gondolái
1st person plural gondolánk gondoláink
2nd person plural gondolátok gondoláitok
3rd person plural gondolájuk gondoláik

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References

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  1. ^ gondola in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

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  • gondola in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Venetian góndoła, probably from Byzantine Greek κοντούρα (kontoúra, small tail).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡon.do.la/
  • Rhymes: -ondola
  • Hyphenation: gón‧do‧la

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gondola f (plural gondole)

  1. gondola (narrow boat in Venice)
  2. nacelle (aircraft engine)
  3. pod

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Polish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian gondola, from Venetian góndoła, probably from Byzantine Greek κοντούρα (kontoúra, small tail).

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  • IPA(key): /ɡɔnˈdɔ.la/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔla
  • Syllabification: gon‧do‧la

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gondola f (diminutive gondolka)

  1. gondola (narrow boat, especially in Venice)
  2. gondola (enclosed car attached to a cable mechanically lifted up the side of a mountain)
  3. gondola (car or basket of an airship)

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Further reading

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  • gondola in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gondola in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Slovak

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gondola f (genitive singular gondoly, nominative plural gondoly, genitive plural gondól, declension pattern of žena)

  1. gondola

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Further reading

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  • gondola”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024