fauna vs zoology what difference

what is difference between fauna and zoology

English

Etymology

Borrowed from New Latin fauna, from Latin Fauna, sister of Faunus (god of forests and herdsmen); akin to Ancient Greek θαῦνον (thaûnon, wild animal, beast), θώς (thṓs, jackal, wild dog; panther), Phrygian δάος (dáos, wolf).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔː.nə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːnə

Noun

fauna (countable and uncountable, plural faunae or faunas or faunæ)

  1. (uncountable) Animals considered as a group; especially those of a particular country, region, time. [from late 18th c.]
  2. (countable) A book, cataloguing the animals of a country.

Coordinate terms

  • flora

Derived terms

Translations


Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈfaw.nə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈfaw.na/
  • Homophone: faune
  • Rhymes: -awna

Noun

fauna f (plural faunes)

  1. fauna

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

Latin Fauna.

Noun

fauna (more common word is ayvanat)

  1. fauna

Declension

References

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

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfau̯na]
  • Hyphenation: fau‧na

Noun

fauna f

  1. fauna
    Synonyms: zvířena, živočišstvo

Declension

See also

  • flóra

Further reading

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

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fauna.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɑu̯.naː/
  • Hyphenation: fau‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯naː

Noun

fauna f (plural fauna’s)

  1. fauna, the animal life inhabiting an area
  2. a book describing the animal life in a region

Coordinate terms

  • flora

Derived terms

  • achtergrondfauna
  • arachnofauna
  • avifauna
  • darmfauna
  • entomofauna
  • insectenfauna
  • spinnenfauna
  • vissenfauna
  • vogelfauna
  • zoogdierenfauna

Descendants

  • Indonesian: fauna

Finnish

Noun

fauna

  1. fauna

Declension


Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch fauna, from New Latin fauna, from Latin Fauna, sister of Faunus (god of forests and herdsmen), probably from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₂u-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfau̯na]
  • Hyphenation: fau‧na

Noun

fauna (first-person possessive faunaku, second-person possessive faunamu, third-person possessive faunanya)

  1. fauna:
    1. (zoology) animals considered as a group; especially those of a particular country, region, time.
    2. (zoology) a book, cataloguing the animals of a country.

Further reading

  • “fauna” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaw.na/

Noun

fauna f (plural faune)

  1. fauna

Derived terms


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin Fauna (Roman goddess)

Noun

fauna m (definite singular faunaen, indefinite plural faunaer, definite plural faunaene)

  1. fauna

References

  • “fauna” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin Fauna (Roman goddess)

Noun

fauna m (definite singular faunaen, indefinite plural faunaer or faunaar, definite plural faunaene or faunaane)

  1. fauna

References

  • “fauna” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaw.na/

Noun

fauna f

  1. fauna (animals considered as a group)

Usage notes

  • Rarely used in the plural.

Declension

Antonyms

  • flora

Related terms

  • faunista
  • faunistka
  • faunistyka
  • Faun
  • faunistyczny

Further reading

  • fauna in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: fau‧na
  • Rhymes: -awnɐ

Noun

fauna f (plural faunas)

  1. fauna (animals of a region considered as a group)

Spanish

Noun

fauna f (plural faunas)

  1. fauna


English

Wikiversity

Alternative forms

  • zoölogy

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ζῷον (zôion, animal) + λόγος (lógos, knowledge). Analyzable as zoo- +‎ -logy

Pronunciation

  • enPR: zō-ŏl′-ə-jē, zo͞o-ŏl′-ə-jē
  • (UK) IPA(key): /zəʊˈɒlədʒi/, /zuːˈɒlədʒi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /zoʊˈɑlədʒi/, /zuˈɑlədʒi/
  • Rhymes: -ɒlədʒi

Noun

zoology (countable and uncountable, plural zoologies)

  1. The part of biology relating to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.
  2. A treatise on this science.

Usage notes

The pronunciation in /zu-/ has often received negative comment, but has nevertheless become very common, especially in British English.

Derived terms

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