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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /dʒɑː(ɹ).ɡən/, SAMPA: /dZA:(r)g@n/
    Rhymes: -ɑː(r)ɡən

Etymology 1[]

Old French jargon (gibberish)

Noun[]

Singular
Jargon

Plural
s

Jargon (s)

  1. (uncountable) A technical terminology unique to a particular subject.
  2. (countable) Language characteristic of a particular group.
  3. (uncountable) Speech or language that is incomprehensible or unintelligible; gibberish.
Synonyms[]
  • (language characteristic of a group): argot, cant, slang
  • vernacular
Derived terms[]
  • jargonaut
Translations[]
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Etymology 2[]

French, from Italian giargone, from Persian زر گون (zar gun), gold-colored).

Alternative spellings[]

  • jargoon

Noun[]

Singular
Jargon

Plural
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Jargon ({{{1}}})

  1. A variety of zircon
Translations[]

Dutch[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /ˈjargon/

Noun[]

Jargon n.

  1. A jargon, specialised language

Finnish[]

  1. redirect Template:finnish index

Noun[]

Jargon

  1. jargon

Declension[]


French[]

Etymology 1[]

From Old French gargun ("cheeping of birds"), from a root *garg expressing the sound of the throat or refering to it. See gargouille, gargariser, gargoter.
The initial /ʒ/ sound comes from a softening of /g/, as in jambe

Noun[]

Jargon m. (plural Jargons)

  1. jargon, specialised or inintelligible language
Derived terms[]
  • jargonner
  • jargonnesque
Descendants[]
  • Hungarian: zsargon
  • Template:Mk: [[жаргон#Template:Mk|жаргон]]
  • Polish: żargon
  • Portuguese: jargão
  • Template:Ru: [[жаргон#Template:Ru|жаргон]]

Etymology 2[]

From Italian giargone

Noun[]

Jargon m. (plural Jargons)

  1. A jargon, zircon type

References[]

  • Template:R:TLFi

Volapük[]

Noun[]

Jargon

  1. gibberish
  2. A jargon, specialised language

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