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An Orangutan

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Malay orang (person", "man) + hutan (forest) "forest man". The name "orang utan (sic)" appears to have been bestowed by Europeans. The indigenous name given to the apes Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii by locals historically was mawas.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈɹæŋ.ə.tæn/, /əˈɹæŋ.əˌtæŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈɹæŋ.əˌtæn/, /əˈɹæŋ.əˌtæŋ/
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NounEdit

orangutan (plural orangutans)

  1. An arboreal anthropoid ape genus Pongo consisting of two species, Pongo pygmaeus of Borneo and Pongo abelii of Sumatra, having a shaggy reddish-brown coat, long arms, and no tail.

DescendantsEdit

TranslationsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orangutan m (plural orangutans)

  1. orangutan

CzechEdit

NounEdit

orangutan m

  1. orangutan

Further readingEdit

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

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

NounEdit

orangutan m (invariable)

  1. orangutan

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oranɡǔtaːn/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ran‧gu‧tan

NounEdit

orangùtān m (Cyrillic spelling орангу̀та̄н)

  1. orangutan

DeclensionEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English orangutan, from Malay orang utan.

NounEdit

orangutan

  1. orangutan

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative orangutan
Definite accusative orangutanı
Singular Plural
Nominative orangutan orangutanlar
Definite accusative orangutanı orangutanları
Dative orangutana orangutanlara
Locative orangutanda orangutanlarda
Ablative orangutandan orangutanlardan
Genitive orangutanın orangutanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular orangutanım orangutanlarım
2nd singular orangutanın orangutanların
3rd singular orangutanı orangutanları
1st plural orangutanımız orangutanlarımız
2nd plural orangutanınız orangutanlarınız
3rd plural orangutanları orangutanları