Complete Definition of "spear"

English
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Etymology
Old English spere

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

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪÉ(r)|-ɪÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A long stick with a sharp tip used as a weapon for throwing or thrusting, or anything used to make a trusting motion.
  2. A sharp tool used by fishermen to retrieve fish.

Translations
trans-top|long stick with a sharp tip
Czech: kopí n
Hungarian: t|hu|dárda, t|hu|lándzsa
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Russian: t|ru|копÑÑ|n|trkopâjó, t|ru|дÑоÑик|m|trdrótik
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trans-top|sharp tool used by fishermen to retrieve fish
Hungarian: t|hu|szigony
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Russian: t|ru|оÑÑÑога|f|tr=ostróga
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ttbc|Arabic: Arab|رÙØ­|رÙÙÙØ­ (rumħ) m
ttbc|Catalan: llança f; (for throwing) javelina f, dard m
ttbc|CJKV Characters: ç; æ§, æª; é; é; ç , ç°; æ¸
ttbc|Chinese: ç (máo); æ§, æª (qiÄng)
ttbc|Danish: spyd n
ttbc|Dutch: speer
ttbc|French: lance f (1)
ttbc|German: Speer m(1, 2), Fischspeer (2)
ttbc|Greek: λÏγÏη (lóngkhi) f
ttbc|Guugu Yimidhirr: galga, gandul (avoidance language)
ttbc|Hebrew: ×× ×ת f
ttbc|Italian: lancia f, germoglio m
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ttbc|Japanese: æ§, é, ãã (yari) (1); é (ãã, mori), ç , ç° (ãã, yasu) (2)
ttbc|Korean: ì°½ (chang)
ttbc|Latin: hasta#Latin|hasta f
ttbc|Norwegian: spyd n
ttbc|Old English: spere n
ttbc|Polish: wÅócznia f, dzida f, pika f, kopia f
ttbc|Portuguese: lança f
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: sleagh f, iodhan m, brod#Scottish Gaelic|brod m, gath m
ttbc|Serbian: koplje, ostve
ttbc|Slovak: kopija#Slovak|kopija f (1), oštep m (1), harpúna f (2)
ttbc|Spanish: lanza f
ttbc|Swedish: spjut c (1)
ttbc|Telugu: à°¶à±à°²à° (SoolaM?), బలà±à°²à±à° (balleM)
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Related terms
spearhead
spear thrower
spear tackle
spit, used to grill food on fire
spear gun

See also
assegai, assagai, assagaie, assagay, assegay, azagaia, hassagay, hassaguay, zagaie, zagaye
atlatl
bayonet
harpoon
javelin
joust
lance
pike
woomera

Verb
en-verb

  1. To penetrate or strike with, or as if with, any long narrow object. To make a thrusting motion that catches an object on the tip of a long device.

Related terms
spearmint


Frisian

Noun
spear

  1. spear

Category:Frisian nouns

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