"mongoose" meaning in All languages combined

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Noun [English]

IPA: /ˈmɒŋ.ɡuːs/ [UK], /ˈmɑŋ.ɡus/ [US], /ˈmʌŋ.ɡus/ [US] Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-mongoose.wav [UK]
Rhymes: -ɒŋɡuːs, -ɑŋɡus, -ʌŋɡus Etymology: 1690s. Borrowed from Portuguese mangusto, from Marathi मुंगूस (muṅgūs), from Old Marathi 𑘦𑘳𑘽𑘐𑘳𑘭 (muṃgusa), from Telugu ముంగిస (muṅgisa). Spelling altered by folk-etymological association with goose. Displaced native Old English nǣderbita (literally “snake biter”). Etymology templates: {{bor|en|pt|mangusto}} Portuguese mangusto, {{der|en|mr|मुंगूस}} Marathi मुंगूस (muṅgūs), {{der|en|omr|𑘦𑘳𑘽𑘐𑘳𑘭}} Old Marathi 𑘦𑘳𑘽𑘐𑘳𑘭 (muṃgusa), {{der|en|te|ముంగిస}} Telugu ముంగిస (muṅgisa), {{m|en|goose}} goose, {{ncog|ang|nǣderbita|lit=snake biter}} Old English nǣderbita (literally “snake biter”) Head templates: {{en-noun|s|mongeese|pl2qual=nonstandard}} mongoose (plural mongooses or (nonstandard) mongeese) Forms: mongooses [plural], mongeese [nonstandard, plural]
  1. Any of several species of generalist predatory Carnivores in the family Herpestidae; the various species range in size from rats to large cats. The Indian mongoose is noted as a predator of venomous snakes, though other mongoose species have similar habits. Categories (lifeform): Euplerids, Herpestids
    Sense id: mongoose-en-noun-PHND2fti Disambiguation of Euplerids: 84 16 Disambiguation of Herpestids: 96 4 Translations (small carnivore of the family Herpestidae): muishond (Afrikaans), نِمْس (nims) [masculine] (Arabic), نمس (nims) [Egyptian-Arabic, masculine] (Arabic), մանգուստ (mangust) (Armenian), নেউল (neul) (Assamese), manqustlar (Azerbaijani), mangosta (Basque), мангу́ст (manhúst) [masculine] (Belarusian), мангу́ста (mangústa) [feminine] (Bulgarian), မြွေပါ (mrwepa) (Burmese), mangosta [feminine] (Catalan), (měng) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 貓鼬 [Mandarin] (Chinese), 猫鼬 (māoyòu) [Mandarin] (Chinese), mangusta (english: genera Bdeogale, Crossarchus, Cynictis, Dologale, Helogale, Ichneumia, Liberiictis, Mungos, Paracynictis and Rhynchogale) [feminine] (Czech), promyka (english: genera Atilax, Galerella and Herpestes) [feminine] (Czech), surikata (english: genus Suricata) [feminine] (Czech), mangoeste [common-gender] (Dutch), herpesto (Esperanto), mungoto (Esperanto), mangust (Estonian), mangusti (Finnish), mangouste (French), mangosta [feminine] (Galician), Manguste [feminine] (German), Mungo [masculine] (German), μαγκούστα (magkoústa) (Greek), ἰχνεύμων (ikhneúmōn) [Ancient, masculine] (Greek), નોળિયો (noḷiyo) (Gujarati), manakuke (Hawaiian), נְמִיָּה (nemiyá) [feminine] (Hebrew), नेवला (nevlā) (Hindi), mongúz (Hungarian), mungó (Hungarian), manguszta (Hungarian), mangusto (Ido), garangan (Indonesian), cerpelai (Indonesian), mongús [masculine] (Irish), mangusta [feminine] (Italian), マングース (mangūsu) (Japanese), 猫鼬 (nekoitachi) (alt: ねこいたち) (Japanese), garangan (Javanese), نوٗل (nūl) (Kashmiri), សត្វស្កា (satvoskaa) (Khmer), 몽구스 (mongguseu) (Korean), ຈອນພອນ (chǭn phǭn) (Lao), mangusta [feminine] (Lithuanian), 𑀡𑀉𑀮 (ṇaüla) (Maharastri Prakrit), cerpelai (Malay), bambun (Malay), കീരി (kīri) (Malayalam), मुंगूस (muṅgūs) (Marathi), ဇၞးဇာတ် (Mon), न्याउरी (nyāurī) (Nepali), mungo [Bokmål, masculine] (Norwegian), nǣderbita [masculine] (Old English), nakula [masculine] (Pali), خدنگ (xadang) (Persian), mangusta [feminine] (Polish), mangusto [masculine] (Portuguese), fuinha [masculine] (Portuguese), ਨਿਓਲਾ (niolā) (Punjabi), mangustă [feminine] (Romanian), мангу́ст (mangúst) [masculine] (Russian), नकुल (nakulá) [masculine] (Sanskrit), jerenyenje (Shona), mungo [masculine] (Slovene), mangosta [feminine] (Spanish), ᮜᮞᮥᮔ᮪ (lasun) (Sundanese), nguchiro (Swahili), mungo [common-gender] (Swedish), mangust [common-gender] (Swedish), கீரி (kīri) (Tamil), கீரிப்பிள்ளை (kīrippiḷḷai) (Tamil), ముంగిస (muṅgisa) (Telugu), พังพอน (pang-pɔɔn) (Thai), nakūle (Tocharian B), firavun faresi (Turkish), kuyruksüren (Turkish), мангу́ст (manhúst) [masculine] (Ukrainian), (cầy) mangut (Vietnamese), mungud (Volapük), mongŵs [masculine] (Welsh), sikkóor bi (Wolof) Disambiguation of 'small carnivore of the family Herpestidae': 63 37
  2. Any species of Malagasy mongooses; only distantly related to the Herpestidae, these are members of the family Eupleridae; they resemble mongooses in appearance and habits, but have larger ears and ringed tails.
    Sense id: mongoose-en-noun-fWSxsZ5A Translations (any species of Malagasy mongoose): madagaskarinmangusti (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'any species of Malagasy mongoose': 23 77
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: mungoose [archaic] Derived forms: African mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes ichneumon), Angolan slender mongoose (taxonomic: Galerella flavescens), banded mongoose (taxonomic: Mungos mungo), Bengal mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes javanicus palustris), black-footed mongoose (taxonomic: Bdeogale nigripes), black-legged mongoose (taxonomic: Bdeogale nigripes), black mongoose (taxonomic: Galerella nigrata), brown-tailed mongoose (taxonomic: Salanoia concolor), bushy-tailed mongoose (taxonomic: Bdeogale crassicauda), Cape gray mongoose (taxonomic: Galerella pulverulenta), collared mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes semitorquatus), common dwarf mongoose (taxonomic: Helogale parvula), common mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes edwardsi), crab-eating mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes urva), dwarf mongoose (taxonomic: Helogale parvula), Egyptian mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes ichneumon), Gambian mongoose (taxonomic: Mungos gambianus), Grandidier's mongoose (taxonomic: Galidictis grandidieri), Indian brown mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes fuscus), Indian gray mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes edwardsi), Indian mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes edwardsi), Liberian mongoose (taxonomic: Liberiictis kuhni), long-nosed mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes naso), Jackson's mongoose (taxonomic: Bdeogale jacksoni), Javan mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes javanicus), large gray mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes ichneumon), marsh mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes javanicus palustris), Meller's mongoose (taxonomic: Rhynchogale melleri), mongoose bat, mongoose lemur (taxonomic: Eulemur mongoz), narrow-striped mongoose (taxonomic: Mungotictis decemlineata), Pousargues's mongoose (taxonomic: Dologale dybowskii), ring-tailed mongoose (taxonomic: Galidia elegans), ruddy mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes smithii), Selous's mongoose (taxonomic: Paracynictis selousi), short-tailed mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes brachyurus), slender mongoose (taxonomic: Galerella sanguinea), stripe-necked mongoose (taxonomic: Herpestes vitticollis), Somalian slender mongoose (taxonomic: Galerella ochracea), white-tailed mongoose (taxonomic: Ichneumia albicauda), yellow mongoose (taxonomic: Cynictis penicillata), zebra mongoose (taxonomic: Mungos mungo)

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      "taxonomic": "Herpestes ichneumon",
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      "taxonomic": "Mungotictis decemlineata",
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        "2": "nǣderbita",
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      "form": "mongooses",
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        "plural"
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "noun",
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        {
          "_dis": "84 16",
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          "name": "Euplerids",
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            "Lifeforms",
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        {
          "ref": "1864, John Holmes Agnew et al., The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature",
          "text": "After the mongoose had satisfied its appetite, we proceeded to examine with a pocket lens the wounds he had received from the cobra; and on cleansing one of these places, the lens disclosed the broken fang of the cobra deeply imbedded in the head of the mongoose... We have had the mongoose confined ever since (now four days' time), and it is as healthy and lively as ever.",
          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "1924, Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book:Rikki-Tikki-Tavi",
          "text": "He was a mongoose, rather like a little cat in his fur and his tail, but quite like a weasel in his head and his habits.",
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        }
      ],
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        "Any of several species of generalist predatory Carnivores in the family Herpestidae; the various species range in size from rats to large cats. The Indian mongoose is noted as a predator of venomous snakes, though other mongoose species have similar habits."
      ],
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        "Any of several species of generalist predatory Carnivores in the family Herpestidae; the various species range in size from rats to large cats. The Indian mongoose is noted as a predator of venomous snakes, though other mongoose species have similar habits."
      ],
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          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "af",
          "lang": "Afrikaans",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "muishond"
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          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "nims",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "نِمْس"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "arz",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "nims",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "Egyptian-Arabic",
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "نمس"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "hy",
          "lang": "Armenian",
          "roman": "mangust",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "մանգուստ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "as",
          "lang": "Assamese",
          "roman": "neul",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "নেউল"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "az",
          "lang": "Azerbaijani",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "manqustlar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "eu",
          "lang": "Basque",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mangosta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "be",
          "lang": "Belarusian",
          "roman": "manhúst",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "мангу́ст"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "mangústa",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "мангу́ста"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "my",
          "lang": "Burmese",
          "roman": "mrwepa",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "မြွေပါ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangosta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "měng",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "獴"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "貓鼬"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "māoyòu",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "猫鼬"
        },
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          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "cs",
          "english": "genera Bdeogale, Crossarchus, Cynictis, Dologale, Helogale, Ichneumia, Liberiictis, Mungos, Paracynictis and Rhynchogale",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangusta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "cs",
          "english": "genera Atilax, Galerella and Herpestes",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "promyka"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "cs",
          "english": "genus Suricata",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "surikata"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "common-gender"
          ],
          "word": "mangoeste"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "eo",
          "lang": "Esperanto",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "herpesto"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "eo",
          "lang": "Esperanto",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mungoto"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "et",
          "lang": "Estonian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mangust"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mangusti"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mangouste"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangosta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "Manguste"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "Mungo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "magkoústa",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "μαγκούστα"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ikhneúmōn",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "Ancient",
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "ἰχνεύμων"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "gu",
          "lang": "Gujarati",
          "roman": "noḷiyo",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "નોળિયો"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "haw",
          "lang": "Hawaiian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "manakuke"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "nemiyá",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "נְמִיָּה"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "hi",
          "lang": "Hindi",
          "roman": "nevlā",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "नेवला"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mongúz"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mungó"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "manguszta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "io",
          "lang": "Ido",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mangusto"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "id",
          "lang": "Indonesian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "garangan"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "id",
          "lang": "Indonesian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "cerpelai"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "mongús"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangusta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "mangūsu",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "マングース"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "alt": "ねこいたち",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "nekoitachi",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "猫鼬"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "jv",
          "lang": "Javanese",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "garangan"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ks",
          "lang": "Kashmiri",
          "roman": "nūl",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "نوٗل"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "km",
          "lang": "Khmer",
          "roman": "satvoskaa",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "សត្វស្កា"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "mongguseu",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "몽구스"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "lo",
          "lang": "Lao",
          "roman": "chǭn phǭn",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "ຈອນພອນ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "lt",
          "lang": "Lithuanian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangusta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "pmh",
          "lang": "Maharastri Prakrit",
          "roman": "ṇaüla",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "𑀡𑀉𑀮"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "cerpelai"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "bambun"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ml",
          "lang": "Malayalam",
          "roman": "kīri",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "കീരി"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "mr",
          "lang": "Marathi",
          "roman": "muṅgūs",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "मुंगूस"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "mnw",
          "lang": "Mon",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "ဇၞးဇာတ်"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ne",
          "lang": "Nepali",
          "roman": "nyāurī",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "न्याउरी"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "nb",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "Bokmål",
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "mungo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "nǣderbita"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "pi",
          "lang": "Pali",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "nakula"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "xadang",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "خدنگ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangusta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "mangusto"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "fuinha"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "pa",
          "lang": "Punjabi",
          "roman": "niolā",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "ਨਿਓਲਾ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangustă"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "mangúst",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "мангу́ст"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "sa",
          "lang": "Sanskrit",
          "roman": "nakulá",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "नकुल"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "sn",
          "lang": "Shona",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "jerenyenje"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "sl",
          "lang": "Slovene",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "mungo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "mangosta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "su",
          "lang": "Sundanese",
          "roman": "lasun",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "ᮜᮞᮥᮔ᮪"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "sw",
          "lang": "Swahili",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "nguchiro"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "common-gender"
          ],
          "word": "mungo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "common-gender"
          ],
          "word": "mangust"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ta",
          "lang": "Tamil",
          "roman": "kīri",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "கீரி"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "ta",
          "lang": "Tamil",
          "roman": "kīrippiḷḷai",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "கீரிப்பிள்ளை"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "te",
          "lang": "Telugu",
          "roman": "muṅgisa",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "ముంగిస"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "th",
          "lang": "Thai",
          "roman": "pang-pɔɔn",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "พังพอน"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "txb",
          "lang": "Tocharian B",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "nakūle"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "firavun faresi"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "kuyruksüren"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "manhúst",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "мангу́ст"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "(cầy) mangut"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "vo",
          "lang": "Volapük",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "mungud"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "cy",
          "lang": "Welsh",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "mongŵs"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "63 37",
          "code": "wo",
          "lang": "Wolof",
          "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
          "word": "sikkóor bi"
        }
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        "Any species of Malagasy mongooses; only distantly related to the Herpestidae, these are members of the family Eupleridae; they resemble mongooses in appearance and habits, but have larger ears and ringed tails."
      ],
      "id": "mongoose-en-noun-fWSxsZ5A",
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        "Any species of Malagasy mongooses; only distantly related to the Herpestidae, these are members of the family Eupleridae; they resemble mongooses in appearance and habits, but have larger ears and ringed tails."
      ],
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        {
          "_dis1": "23 77",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "any species of Malagasy mongoose",
          "word": "madagaskarinmangusti"
        }
      ]
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      "ipa": "/ˈmɒŋ.ɡuːs/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ˈmɑŋ.ɡus/",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ˈmʌŋ.ɡus/",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ]
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    {
      "rhymes": "-ɒŋɡuːs"
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-ɑŋɡus"
    },
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      "rhymes": "-ʌŋɡus"
    },
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      "tags": [
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      "_dis1": "0 0",
      "tags": [
        "archaic"
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      "word": "mungoose"
    }
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}
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    "English countable nouns",
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    "English nouns",
    "English nouns with irregular plurals",
    "English terms borrowed from Portuguese",
    "English terms derived from Marathi",
    "English terms derived from Old Marathi",
    "English terms derived from Portuguese",
    "English terms derived from Telugu",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "Rhymes:English/ɑŋɡus",
    "Rhymes:English/ɑŋɡus/2 syllables",
    "Rhymes:English/ɒŋɡuːs",
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    "Rhymes:English/ʌŋɡus",
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    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes ichneumon",
      "word": "African mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Galerella flavescens",
      "word": "Angolan slender mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Mungos mungo",
      "word": "banded mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes javanicus palustris",
      "word": "Bengal mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Bdeogale nigripes",
      "word": "black-footed mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Bdeogale nigripes",
      "word": "black-legged mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Galerella nigrata",
      "word": "black mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Salanoia concolor",
      "word": "brown-tailed mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Bdeogale crassicauda",
      "word": "bushy-tailed mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Galerella pulverulenta",
      "word": "Cape gray mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes semitorquatus",
      "word": "collared mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Helogale parvula",
      "word": "common dwarf mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes edwardsi",
      "word": "common mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes urva",
      "word": "crab-eating mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Helogale parvula",
      "word": "dwarf mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes ichneumon",
      "word": "Egyptian mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Mungos gambianus",
      "word": "Gambian mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Galidictis grandidieri",
      "word": "Grandidier's mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes fuscus",
      "word": "Indian brown mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes edwardsi",
      "word": "Indian gray mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes edwardsi",
      "word": "Indian mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Liberiictis kuhni",
      "word": "Liberian mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes naso",
      "word": "long-nosed mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Bdeogale jacksoni",
      "word": "Jackson's mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes javanicus",
      "word": "Javan mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes ichneumon",
      "word": "large gray mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes javanicus palustris",
      "word": "marsh mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Rhynchogale melleri",
      "word": "Meller's mongoose"
    },
    {
      "word": "mongoose bat"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Eulemur mongoz",
      "word": "mongoose lemur"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Mungotictis decemlineata",
      "word": "narrow-striped mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Dologale dybowskii",
      "word": "Pousargues's mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Galidia elegans",
      "word": "ring-tailed mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Herpestes smithii",
      "word": "ruddy mongoose"
    },
    {
      "taxonomic": "Paracynictis selousi",
      "word": "Selous's mongoose"
    },
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      "taxonomic": "Herpestes brachyurus",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "muishond"
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      "roman": "mangust",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "մանգուստ"
    },
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      "roman": "neul",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "নেউল"
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      "code": "az",
      "lang": "Azerbaijani",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "manqustlar"
    },
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      "code": "eu",
      "lang": "Basque",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mangosta"
    },
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      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "manhúst",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "мангу́ст"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "mangústa",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "мангу́ста"
    },
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      "code": "my",
      "lang": "Burmese",
      "roman": "mrwepa",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "မြွေပါ"
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      "code": "ca",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
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      "word": "mangosta"
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      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "měng",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "獴"
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      "code": "cmn",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "貓鼬"
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "猫鼬"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "english": "genera Bdeogale, Crossarchus, Cynictis, Dologale, Helogale, Ichneumia, Liberiictis, Mungos, Paracynictis and Rhynchogale",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "mangusta"
    },
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      "code": "cs",
      "english": "genera Atilax, Galerella and Herpestes",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "promyka"
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      "code": "cs",
      "english": "genus Suricata",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "surikata"
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "common-gender"
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      "word": "mangoeste"
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      "code": "eo",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
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      "code": "et",
      "lang": "Estonian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mangust"
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      "code": "fi",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mangusti"
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      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mangouste"
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      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "mangosta"
    },
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      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "Manguste"
    },
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      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "Mungo"
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      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "μαγκούστα"
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      "code": "grc",
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      "roman": "ikhneúmōn",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient",
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ἰχνεύμων"
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      "code": "gu",
      "lang": "Gujarati",
      "roman": "noḷiyo",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "નોળિયો"
    },
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      "code": "haw",
      "lang": "Hawaiian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "manakuke"
    },
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      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "nemiyá",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "נְמִיָּה"
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    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
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      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "नेवला"
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      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mongúz"
    },
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      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mungó"
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      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "manguszta"
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      "code": "io",
      "lang": "Ido",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mangusto"
    },
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      "code": "id",
      "lang": "Indonesian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "garangan"
    },
    {
      "code": "id",
      "lang": "Indonesian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "cerpelai"
    },
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      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "mongús"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "mangusta"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "mangūsu",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "マングース"
    },
    {
      "alt": "ねこいたち",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "nekoitachi",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "猫鼬"
    },
    {
      "code": "jv",
      "lang": "Javanese",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "garangan"
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      "code": "ks",
      "lang": "Kashmiri",
      "roman": "nūl",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "نوٗل"
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    {
      "code": "km",
      "lang": "Khmer",
      "roman": "satvoskaa",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "សត្វស្កា"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "mongguseu",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "몽구스"
    },
    {
      "code": "lo",
      "lang": "Lao",
      "roman": "chǭn phǭn",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "ຈອນພອນ"
    },
    {
      "code": "lt",
      "lang": "Lithuanian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "mangusta"
    },
    {
      "code": "pmh",
      "lang": "Maharastri Prakrit",
      "roman": "ṇaüla",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "𑀡𑀉𑀮"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "cerpelai"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "bambun"
    },
    {
      "code": "ml",
      "lang": "Malayalam",
      "roman": "kīri",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "കീരി"
    },
    {
      "code": "mr",
      "lang": "Marathi",
      "roman": "muṅgūs",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "मुंगूस"
    },
    {
      "code": "mnw",
      "lang": "Mon",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "ဇၞးဇာတ်"
    },
    {
      "code": "ne",
      "lang": "Nepali",
      "roman": "nyāurī",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "न्याउरी"
    },
    {
      "code": "nb",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "Bokmål",
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "mungo"
    },
    {
      "code": "ang",
      "lang": "Old English",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "nǣderbita"
    },
    {
      "code": "pi",
      "lang": "Pali",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "nakula"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "xadang",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "خدنگ"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "mangusta"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "mangusto"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "fuinha"
    },
    {
      "code": "pa",
      "lang": "Punjabi",
      "roman": "niolā",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "ਨਿਓਲਾ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "mangustă"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "mangúst",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "мангу́ст"
    },
    {
      "code": "sa",
      "lang": "Sanskrit",
      "roman": "nakulá",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "नकुल"
    },
    {
      "code": "sn",
      "lang": "Shona",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "jerenyenje"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "mungo"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "mangosta"
    },
    {
      "code": "su",
      "lang": "Sundanese",
      "roman": "lasun",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "ᮜᮞᮥᮔ᮪"
    },
    {
      "code": "sw",
      "lang": "Swahili",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "nguchiro"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "common-gender"
      ],
      "word": "mungo"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "common-gender"
      ],
      "word": "mangust"
    },
    {
      "code": "ta",
      "lang": "Tamil",
      "roman": "kīri",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "கீரி"
    },
    {
      "code": "ta",
      "lang": "Tamil",
      "roman": "kīrippiḷḷai",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "கீரிப்பிள்ளை"
    },
    {
      "code": "te",
      "lang": "Telugu",
      "roman": "muṅgisa",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "ముంగిస"
    },
    {
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "roman": "pang-pɔɔn",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "พังพอน"
    },
    {
      "code": "txb",
      "lang": "Tocharian B",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "nakūle"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "firavun faresi"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "kuyruksüren"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "manhúst",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "мангу́ст"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "(cầy) mangut"
    },
    {
      "code": "vo",
      "lang": "Volapük",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "mungud"
    },
    {
      "code": "cy",
      "lang": "Welsh",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "mongŵs"
    },
    {
      "code": "wo",
      "lang": "Wolof",
      "sense": "small carnivore of the family Herpestidae",
      "word": "sikkóor bi"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "any species of Malagasy mongoose",
      "word": "madagaskarinmangusti"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "mongoose"
  ],
  "word": "mongoose"
}

This page is a part of the kaikki.org machine-readable All languages combined dictionary. This dictionary is based on structured data extracted on 2022-08-09 from the enwiktionary dump dated 2022-08-01 using wiktextract.

If you use this data in academic research, please cite Tatu Ylonen: Wiktextract: Wiktionary as Machine-Readable Structured Data, Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), pp. 1317-1325, Marseille, 20-25 June 2022. Linking to the relevant page(s) under https://kaikki.org would also be greatly appreciated.

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