matador

See also: Matador and matadór

EnglishEdit

 
A matadora in traditional garb.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish matador (killer). Used in the English language as title for a bullfighter, however referred to as a torero in Spain.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmætədɔɹ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)

NounEdit

matador (plural matadors or matadores, feminine matadora)

  1. (bullfighting) The person whose aim is to kill the bull in a bullfight.
  2. (uncountable) A certain game of dominoes in which four dominoes (the 4-3, 5-2, 6-1, and double blank), called matadors, may be played at any time in any way.
  3. (card games) The jack of clubs, or any other trump held in sequence with it, in the game of skat.
  4. (card games) One of the three chief cards in ombre and quadrille.

TranslationsEdit

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmatador]
  • Hyphenation: me‧ta‧dor

NounEdit

matador m anim (feminine matadorka)

  1. (bullfighting) matador (the person whose aim is to kill the bull in a bullfight)
    • 1930, Karel Čapek, Výlet do Španěl:
      Bledý matador jde znovu s mečem a muletou zabíjet podle pravidel hry; avšak býk se zaberanil a stojí se vztyčenou hlavou, se šíjí zježenou banderillami a jakoby přehozenou pláštěm krve.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • matador in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • matador in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish matador.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

matador c (singular definite matadoren, plural indefinite matadorer)

  1. matador (bullfighting)
  2. tycoon

DeclensionEdit

Proper nounEdit

matador

  1. Monopoly (board game)

ReferencesEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish matador.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

matador m (plural matadors)

  1. (bullfighting) matador

Further readingEdit


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish matador.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈta.dɔr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -adɔr
  • Syllabification: ma‧ta‧dor

NounEdit

matador m pers

  1. matador (the person whose aim is to kill the bull in a bullfight)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From matar +‎ -dor.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: ma‧ta‧dor

NounEdit

matador m (plural matadores, feminine matadora, feminine plural matadoras)

  1. killer (someone who kills)

AdjectiveEdit

matador (feminine matadora, masculine plural matadores, feminine plural matadoras)

  1. which often kills

Further readingEdit

  • matador” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French matador.

NounEdit

matador m (plural matadori)

  1. (bullfighting) matador

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

matar (kill) +‎ -dor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mataˈdoɾ/ [ma.t̪aˈð̞oɾ]
  • Rhymes: -oɾ
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ta‧dor

NounEdit

matador m (plural matadores, feminine matadora, feminine plural matadoras)

  1. a slaughterer, a killer
    Synonym: asesino
  2. (bullfighting) matador, a featured bullfighter at a bullfight event
    Synonym: diestro

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: matador
  • English: matador
  • French: matador
  • Tagalog: matador
  • Turkish: matador

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

matador c

  1. (bullfighting) a matador

DeclensionEdit

Declension of matador 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative matador matadoren matadorer matadorerna
Genitive matadors matadorens matadorers matadorernas

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish matador.

NounEdit

matador

  1. a butcher
  2. (bullfighting) matador, a bullfighter