See also: Sonar, SONAR, sónar, and soñar

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From SONAR, acronym of sound navigation and ranging. Coined by American scientist Frederick Vinton Hunt in the 1940s.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

sonar (countable and uncountable, plural sonars)

  1. (nautical) echolocation
  2. (nautical) A device that uses hydrophones (in the same manner as radar) to locate objects underwater.

SynonymsEdit

  • SONAR (acronym of sound navigation and ranging)

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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Further readingEdit

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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Occitan sonar, from Latin sonāre, present active infinitive of sonō.

VerbEdit

sonar (first-person singular present sono, past participle sonat)

  1. (intransitive) to sound, to make a sound
  2. (intransitive) to ring, to buzz
  3. (figuratively, intransitive) to ring a bell
    Em sona la seva cara.His face looks familiar.
ConjugationEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English sonar.

NounEdit

sonar m (uncountable)

  1. sonar

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sonar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sonar m (plural sonars)

  1. sonar

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sonar.

NounEdit

sonar m (plural sonars)

  1. sonar

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

sonar

  1. indefinite genitive singular of sonur

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto soni (to sound), French sonner, Italian suonare, Spanish sonar, ultimately from Latin sonō (to make a noise).

VerbEdit

sonar (present tense sonas, past tense sonis, future tense sonos, imperative sonez, conditional sonus)

  1. to ring

ConjugationEdit


OccitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

sonar

  1. to call (to name or refer to)
    Synonyms: cridar, apelar

ConjugationEdit


Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

sonar

  1. genitive singular of sonr

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sonar.

NounEdit

sonar m (plural sonares)

  1. (nautical) sonar (technique and device that uses sound propagation to detect underwater objects)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sonar

NounEdit

sonar n (plural sonare)

  1. sonar

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sonar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sǒnaːr/
  • Hyphenation: so‧nar

NounEdit

sònār m (Cyrillic spelling со̀на̄р)

  1. sonar

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /soˈnaɾ/, [soˈnaɾ]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish sonar, from Latin sonāre, present active infinitive of sonō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swen- (to sound, resound).

VerbEdit

sonar (first-person singular present sueno, first-person singular preterite soné, past participle sonado)

  1. (intransitive) to sound, to ring
    • 2014, “Suena La Alarma”, performed by Daddy Yankee:
      Suena la alarma, que mi nena esta robándose el show / Oh síguelo
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (intransitive) to sound (appear)
    Suena como que ya te has decidido.It sounds like your mind is made up.
    Suena como si no tuviéramos otra opción.It sounds like we don't have any other choice.
  3. (figuratively, intransitive) to ring a bell, to be familiar
    Me suena el nombre, pero no lo ubico.
    His name rings a bell but I can't place him.
  4. (transitive) to make sound, to play
    Synonym: tocar
    sonar la bocinato sound the horn
  5. (transitive, reflexive, figuratively) to blow one's nose
    Despues de estornudar, me soné la nariz.
    After I sneezed, I blew my nose.
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English sonar.

NounEdit

sonar m (plural sonares)

  1. sonar (a device that uses hydrophones to locate objects underwater)
Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

sonar

  1. present tense of sona.

AnagramsEdit


VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sonāre, present active infinitive of sonō. Compare Italian suonare.

VerbEdit

sonar

  1. (transitive) to play, sound

ConjugationEdit

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.