revolver

See also: Revolver, revólver, and revòlver

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

revolve +‎ -er, coined by American inventor Samuel Colt in 1835.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

revolver (plural revolvers)

  1. (firearms) A handgun with a revolving chamber enabling several shots to be fired without reloading.
    Synonyms: wheelgun, Colt
    Hyponyms: six-gun, six-shooter
  2. (by extension) Any (personal) firearm with such a mechanism.
  3. (finance) Synonym of revolving line of credit
  4. Agent noun of revolve; something that revolves.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “revolver”, in Online Etymology Dictionary

Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

NounEdit

revolver

  1. revolver pistol

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

revolver m

  1. revolver (handgun)

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

revolver m (plural revolvers, diminutive revolvertje n)

  1. revolver

HypernymsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

revolver m (plural revolvers)

  1. revolver (gun)

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɛvolvɛr]
  • Hyphenation: re‧vol‧ver
  • Rhymes: -ɛr

NounEdit

revolver (plural revolverek)

  1. revolver

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative revolver revolverek
accusative revolvert revolvereket
dative revolvernek revolvereknek
instrumental revolverrel revolverekkel
causal-final revolverért revolverekért
translative revolverré revolverekké
terminative revolverig revolverekig
essive-formal revolverként revolverekként
essive-modal
inessive revolverben revolverekben
superessive revolveren revolvereken
adessive revolvernél revolvereknél
illative revolverbe revolverekbe
sublative revolverre revolverekre
allative revolverhez revolverekhez
elative revolverből revolverekből
delative revolverről revolverekről
ablative revolvertől revolverektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
revolveré revolvereké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
revolveréi revolverekéi
Possessive forms of revolver
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. revolverem revolvereim
2nd person sing. revolvered revolvereid
3rd person sing. revolvere revolverei
1st person plural revolverünk revolvereink
2nd person plural revolveretek revolvereitek
3rd person plural revolverük revolvereik

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

NounEdit

revolver m (invariable)

  1. revolver (handgun)
    Synonyms: pistola a tamburo, rivoltella
  2. Rotating attachment, on a camera, having multiple lenses



Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

NounEdit

revolver m (definite singular revolveren, indefinite plural revolvere, definite plural revolverne)

  1. a revolver
    Han fikk tak i en revolver.
    He got hold of a revolver.

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

NounEdit

revolver m (definite singular revolveren, indefinite plural revolverar, definite plural revolverane)

  1. a revolver
    Han fekk tak i ein revolver.
    He got hold of a revolver.

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin revolvere, present active infinitive of revolvō (turn over, roll back, reflect upon), from re- (back, again) + volvō (roll).

VerbEdit

revolver (first-person singular present indicative revolvo, past participle revolvido)

  1. to turn over (e.g., earth)
  2. to roll (the eyes)
  3. to go through (e.g., archives)

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French revolver.

NounEdit

revolver n (plural revolvere)

  1. revolver, pistol

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /reʋǒlʋer/
  • Hyphenation: re‧vol‧ver

NounEdit

revòlver m (Cyrillic spelling рево̀лвер)

  1. revolver

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin revolvere, present active infinitive of revolvō (turn over, roll back, reflect upon), from re- (back, again) + volvō (roll). Cognate with English revolve although a false friend.

VerbEdit

revolver (first-person singular present revuelvo, first-person singular preterite revolví, past participle revuelto)

  1. to stir, to mix
  2. to jumble up, to disarrange
  3. to turn over, to poke about, to rummage around in
  4. to consider, to turn over, to ponder
  5. to disturb, to stir up, to upset
  6. to swing around
  7. to wrap, to wrap up
  8. to turn 360 degrees, to revolve

Usage notesEdit

  • Revolver is a false friend, and does not mean a type of gun in Spanish. The Spanish word for that English meaning of revolver is revólver.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English revolver.

NounEdit

revolver c

  1. a revolver (firearm)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of revolver 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative revolver revolvern revolvrar revolvrarna
Genitive revolvers revolverns revolvrars revolvrarnas