Batavia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Batavia, from Proto-Germanic *Batawjō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Batavia

  1. (historical) Former name of Jakarta, used during the Dutch East Indies period.
  2. The land of the ancient Batavians or Batavi (part of the modern Netherlands).
  3. The Netherlands from 1795 to 1806 as a French client state.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *Batawjō (good island).

Noun[edit]

Batāvia f (genitive Batāviae); first declension

  1. The land of the Batāvī, situated around the modern city of Nijmegen.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Batāvia Batāviae
genitive Batāviae Batāviārum
dative Batāviae Batāviīs
accusative Batāviam Batāviās
ablative Batāviā Batāviīs
vocative Batāvia Batāviae