See also: Oscar, OSCAR, Óscar, and Òscar

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oscar

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Oscar of the ICAO/NATO radiotelephony alphabet.

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oscar (plural oscars)

  1. A cichlid fish of species Astronotus ocellatus, native to South America, sometimes kept in aquariums.
    Synonyms: marble cichlid, velvet cichlid

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oscar

  1. (international standards) Alternative letter-case form of Oscar from the NATO/ICAO Phonetic Alphabet.

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From osca +‎ -ar.

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oscar (first-person singular present osco, first-person singular preterite osquí, past participle oscat); root stress: (Central, Valencia, Balearic) /ɔ/

  1. to nick, to dent (a blade)
    S'osca el coltell més dur si és mal usat.
    The hardest knife will become nicked if it's ill used.

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Etymology 1 edit

From Old Irish oscar (outsider, new-comer, stranger; layperson, non-professional person; unskilled person, ignorant person; foe, enemy (especially an unknown one or stranger); (in late poetry) warrior, hero).

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oscar m (genitive singular oscair, nominative plural oscair)

  1. (literary) warrior, hero

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From Old Irish oscor, oscar m (leap, bound).

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oscar m (genitive singular oscair, nominative plural oscair)

  1. leap, bound; agility
  2. (swimming) stroke
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Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
oscar n-oscar hoscar t-oscar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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