FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from English jerboa, itself from either Arabic جَرْبُوع(jarbūʿ) or يَرْبُوع(yarbūʿ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjerbo/, [ˈje̞rbo̞]
  • Rhymes: -erbo
  • Syllabification: jer‧bo

NounEdit

jerbo

  1. jerboa (any of a number of jumping rodents comprising most of the family Dipodidae, with a long tufted tail, very small forefeet and very long hind legs)

Usage notesEdit

  • This term was proposed in 2008 by a committee that made a comprehensive proposal for Finnish names of all mammals. Before that there was no single equivalent to "jerboa".

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of jerbo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative jerbo jerbot
genitive jerbon jerbojen
partitive jerboa jerboja
illative jerboon jerboihin
singular plural
nominative jerbo jerbot
accusative nom. jerbo jerbot
gen. jerbon
genitive jerbon jerbojen
partitive jerboa jerboja
inessive jerbossa jerboissa
elative jerbosta jerboista
illative jerboon jerboihin
adessive jerbolla jerboilla
ablative jerbolta jerboilta
allative jerbolle jerboille
essive jerbona jerboina
translative jerboksi jerboiksi
instructive jerboin
abessive jerbotta jerboitta
comitative jerboineen
Possessive forms of jerbo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person jerboni jerbomme
2nd person jerbosi jerbonne
3rd person jerbonsa

HyponymsEdit


RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jerbo f

  1. vocative singular of jerbă

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From jȅr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jêrbo/
  • Hyphenation: jer‧bo

ConjunctionEdit

jȅrbo (Cyrillic spelling је̏рбо)

  1. (archaic) because

ReferencesEdit

  • jerbo” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxeɾbo/, [ˈxeɾ.β̞o]
  • (file)

NounEdit

jerbo m (plural jerbos)

  1. gerbil

Further readingEdit