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PortugueseEdit

 
tanque

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Gujarati [script needed] (tankh, cistern, underwater water reservour), from Marathi [script needed] (tanken) or Gujarati [script needed] (tanka, cistern), ultimately from Sanskrit तडग (taḍaga, pond).[1]

NounEdit

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank
  2. cistern
  3. a sink used for laundry
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Reborrowed from English tank (tank vehicle), from Portuguese. Tanks were originally disguised as moving water tanks.

NounEdit

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank (vehicle)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese tanque (tank)

NounEdit

tanque m (plural tanques)

  1. tank (military vehicle)
  2. cistern
  3. large glass (for drinking)

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