Complete Definition of "hamster"

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English
Image:Hamster_057eue.jpg|thumb|right|thumb|a dwarf hamster

Etymology
German Hamster

Pronunciation
IPA|/'hæmstÉɽ/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A small, short-tailed European rodent, Cricetus frumentarius, often kept as a pet. It is remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations.

#: It is the cutest sight to see a hamster stuff his puffy cheeks with food; where is he going to store it?

  1. context|zoology Any of various Old-world rodent species belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae.

Translations

Basque: hamster
Belarusian: ÑамÑк (hamjak)
Bosnian: hrÄak m
Breton: hamster
Bulgarian: ÑомÑк (homjak) m, ÑамÑÑÐµÑ (hamster) m
Catalan: hàmster m
Chinese: åé¼  (cÄngshÇ), ä»é¼ 
Croatian: hrÄak m
Czech: kÅeÄek m
Danish: hamster
Dutch: hamster m
Esperanto: hamstro
Estonian: hamster
Faroese: hamstari
Finnish: hamsteri
French: hamster m, rat de blé m
Frisian: hamster
Friulian: cricÄt
Galician: hámster
German: Hamster m
Greek: κÏικεÏÏμÏÏ, κÏικηÏÏÏ, ÏάμÏÏÎµÏ f
Hebrew: ×××ר
Hungarian: hörcsög
Icelandic: hamstur
Interlingua: hamster
Irish: hamstar
Italian: criceto m
mid
Japanese: ãã ã¹ã¿ã¼ (hamusutÄ)
Korean: íì¤í°
Latin: Mesocricetus, Cricetus
Latvian: kÄmis
Lithuanian: žiurkÄnas
Lower Sorbian: zemcygaÅ
Macedonian: ÑÑÑак (hrÄak) m
Maltese: ħamster
Norwegian: hamster m
Occitan: amstèr
Polish: chomik m
Portuguese: hamster m
Romanian: hamster, hârciog
Romansh: furmanter, raffun, raspun
Russian: ÑомÑк (homjak) n
Sami: hamster
Scottish: hamstair
Serbian:

Slovak: Å¡kreÄok
Slovene: hrÄek m
Spanish: hámster m
Swedish: hamster
Turkish: hamster, cırlak sıçan
Ukrainian: Ñом'Ñк (hom'jak) m
Upper Sorbian: žurk
Welsh: bochdew

See also
gerbil
guinea pig
mouse
rat

Category:Mammals


Dutch

Noun
nl-noun|hamsters|hamstertje m

  1. #English|hamster

Verb
present simple and imperative form of the derived verb hamsteren

  1. defn|Dutch

Category:nl:Mammals


French

Pronunciation
SAMPA|/amstER/ (h aspiré)

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. hamster

Category:Rodents
Category:fr:Mammals


Swedish

Noun
sv-noun-irreg-c|2hamstern|3hamstrar
hamster c

  1. a #English|hamster

Category:sv:Mammals

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