Complete Definition of "airplane"

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English

Etymology
From Greek ἀήρ, through Latin aero-, combining form for air + Greek πλάνης planis, a wanderer

Alternative spellings
(UK): aeroplane

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-airplane.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. US A powered aircraft with fixed wings used for transportation of humans and goods; for amusement or entertainment; and in warfare. An aeroplane.
Translations
trans-top|powered aircraft
Alabama: piɬɬawakáyka
Albanian: t+|sq|aeroplan|xs=Albanian
Aleut: igaxtax
Arabic: ARchar|طائرة (ṭā’ira) f
Armenian: օդանավ (ōdanav)
Bosnian: t-|bs|avion|m
Breton: karr-nij m kirri-nij p, nijerez f, nijerezioù p
Bulgarian: t-|bg|самолет|m|trsamolet|scCyrl
Croatian: avion m; zrakoplov m
Cherokee: ᏥᏳ ᎦᏃᎯᎵᏙᎯ (ṣiyu ganohilidohi)
Chinese: 飛機, 飞机 (fēijī)
Czech: t+|cs|letadlo|n
Danish: flyvemaskine
Dutch: t+|nl|vliegtuig|n
Esperanto: aviadilo, flugmaŝino
Estonian: lennuk
Finnish: t+|fi|lentokone
French: t+|fr|avion|m
Frisian: fleantúch n, fleanmasine
German: t+|de|Flugzeug|n
Greek: αεροπλάνο (aeropláno) n, αεροσκάφος (aeroskáfos) n
Guarani: kurusu veve
Hebrew: מטוס|מָטוֹס (mat'os) m; אוירון|אֲוִירוֹן (ăvirōn) m
Hungarian: t+|hu|repülőgép
Inari Sami: kirdemmaašin
Interlingua: avion, aeroplano
Italian: t+|it|aereo|m, t+|it|aeroplano|m
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Japanese: 飛行機 (ひこうき, hikōki), 航空機 (こうくうき, kōkūki)
Korean: 비행기 (bihaeng-gi)
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|فڕۆکه|trfRoka|scKUchar, t|ku|ته‌یاره‌|trtayAra|scKUchar
Latin: aeroplanum
Lithuanian: lėktuvas m, aeroplanas m (archaic)
Neapolitan: arioplàno, apparècchio
Northern Sami: girdi
Norwegian: t+|no|fly|n
Persian: FAchar|هواپيما|هَواپَيما (havāpeymā)
Polish: t+|pl|samolot|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|avião|m, t+|pt|aeroplano|m
Romanian: t-|ro|avion|n
Russian: t+|ru|самолёт|m|sc=Cyrl (samoljót), аэроплан (aeroplán) m
Serbian:

Skolt Sami: jarplan
Slovak: lietadlo n, (lietadlá p)
Slovene: letalo n, avion m
Spanish: t+|es|avión|m, t+|es|aeroplano|m
Swedish: flygplan (occas., flygmaskin)
Tamil விமானம் (vimAnam)
Telugu: విమానము (vimaanamu)
Thai: THchar|เครื่องบิน (kʰrɨaŋ.bin)
Turkish: uçak, tayyare (obsolete)
Vietnam: máy bay (north), phi cơ (south)
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See also
aircraft
glider
helicopter
paper airplane

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