marimba

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese, via a Bantu source, perhaps Kimbundu marimba (xylophone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: mə-rĭmʹbə, IPA(key): /mə.ˈɹɪm.bə/
  • Hyphenation: marim‧ba

Noun[edit]

marimba (plural marimbas)

  1. A musical instrument similar to a xylophone but clearer in pitch.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: ma‧rim‧ba

Noun[edit]

marimba c (plural marimba's, diminutive marimbaatje n)

  1. marimba

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

marimba

  1. (music) marimba

Declension[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

marimba m

  1. marimba

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

marimba f (plural marimbas)

  1. marimba (musical instrument similar to a xylophone)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /marǐmba/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧rim‧ba

Noun[edit]

marìmba m (Cyrillic spelling марѝмба)

  1. marimba

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marimba f (plural marimbas)

  1. marimba