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See also: Gorilla and goril·la

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A gorilla
 
Taxidermied specimen at the American Museum of Natural History

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Γόριλλαι (Górillai, a tribe of hairy women), described by Hanno the Navigator, a Carthaginian navigator and possible visitor to the area that later became Sierra Leone.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gorilla (plural gorillas)

  1. The largest of the apes, native to the forests of central Africa, and known for their trait of knuckle-walking
  2. A big and brutish man or a thug; a goon or ruffian.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gorilla m (plural gorillas, diminutive gorillaatje n)

  1. gorilla

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡorilːɑ/, [ˈɡo̞rilːɑ]

NounEdit

gorilla

  1. gorilla

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of gorilla (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative gorilla gorillat
genitive gorillan gorilloiden
gorilloitten
gorillojen
partitive gorillaa gorilloita
gorilloja
illative gorillaan gorilloihin
singular plural
nominative gorilla gorillat
accusative nom. gorilla gorillat
gen. gorillan
genitive gorillan gorilloiden
gorilloitten
gorillojen
gorillainrare
partitive gorillaa gorilloita
gorilloja
inessive gorillassa gorilloissa
elative gorillasta gorilloista
illative gorillaan gorilloihin
adessive gorillalla gorilloilla
ablative gorillalta gorilloilta
allative gorillalle gorilloille
essive gorillana gorilloina
translative gorillaksi gorilloiksi
instructive gorilloin
abessive gorillatta gorilloitta
comitative gorilloineen

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HungarianEdit

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

gorilla m (invariable)

  1. gorilla

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Γόριλλαι (Górillai, a tribe of hairy women)

NounEdit

gorilla m (definite singular gorillaen, indefinite plural gorillaer, definite plural gorillaene)

  1. a gorilla

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Γόριλλαι (Górillai, a tribe of hairy women)

NounEdit

gorilla m (definite singular gorillaen, indefinite plural gorillaer or gorillaar, definite plural gorillaene or gorillaane)

  1. a gorilla

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

gorilla c

  1. gorilla

DeclensionEdit

Declension of gorilla 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gorilla gorillan gorillor gorillorna
Genitive gorillas gorillans gorillors gorillornas

West FrisianEdit

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NounEdit

gorilla c (plural gorilla's)

  1. gorilla