eyra vs jaguarundi what difference

what is difference between eyra and jaguarundi

English

Etymology

Native South American name.

Noun

eyra (plural eyras)

  1. A slender, reddish-yellow wild cat (Puma yagouaroundi eyra) ranging from southern Brazil to Texas.

Anagrams

  • Arey, Ayer, Ayre, Raye, Reay, Yare, aery, ayre, y’are, yare, year

French

Etymology

From (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.). Native South American name.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛj.ʁa/

Noun

eyra m (plural eyras)

  1. (architecture) cougar, (Puma yagouaroundi eyra)

Icelandic

Etymology 1

From Old Norse eyra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈeira/, [ˈeiːra]
    Rhymes: -eiːra
    Homophones: eira

Noun

eyra n (genitive singular eyra, nominative plural eyru)

  1. ear (organ of hearing)
    • c. 1270s, Hávamál (English source, Icelandic source)
      Inn vari gestur
      er til verðar kemur
      þunnu hljóði þegir,
      eyrum hlýðir,
      en augum skoðar.
      Svo nýsist fróðra hver fyrir.

      The knowing guest
      who goes to the feast,
      In silent attention sits;
      With his ears he hears,
      with his eyes he watches,
      Thus wary are wise men all.
Declension
Derived terms
  • eyrnamergur
  • skolleyru

Etymology 2

Noun

eyra f

  1. indefinite genitive plural of eyri (sandbank)

Old Norse

Etymology 1

From the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows- (ear). Compare Old Dutch, Old High German, and Old Saxon ōra, Old English ēare, Old Frisian āre, Gothic ???????????????? (ausō).

Noun

eyra n

  1. (anatomy) ear
Declension
Descendants
  • Icelandic: eyra
  • Faroese: oyra
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: øyra, øyre
  • Norwegian Bokmål: øre
  • Old Swedish: ø̄ra
    • Swedish: öra, öör
  • Old Danish: ø̄ræ
    • Danish: øre
  • Old Gutnish: oyra
    • Gutnish: åire
  • Scanian: ǿra
  • Elfdalian: ära
  • Westrobothnian: öir, aar, ooir, åir

Etymology 2

Noun

eyra f (genitive eyru)

  1. Alternative form of eyrr

Etymology 3

Noun

eyra

  1. indefinite genitive plural of eyrr

References

  • eyra in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.


English

Alternative forms

  • jaguarondi (uncommon), yaguarondi (very rare), yagouarondi (very rare), yagouaroundi

Etymology

Ultimately from Guaraní jaguarundy or Old Tupi.

Noun

jaguarundi (plural jaguarundis)

  1. A medium-sized Central and South American wild cat, Puma yagouaroundi, Herpailurus yagouaroundi or Felis yagouaroundi.

Translations

See also

  • jaguar

References


Portuguese

Etymology

From Guaraní or Old Tupi.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒa.ˌɡwa.ɾũ.ˈdʒi/

Noun

jaguarundi m (plural jaguarundis)

  1. jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi)
    Synonym: gato-mourisco

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