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  • IPA(key): [ɐˈjɵvə]
  • IPA(key): [ˈa(j)ɪvə]
  • IPA(key): [ˈajɵvə]
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Proper noun[edit]

Айо́ва or А́йова (Ajóva or Ájovaf inan (genitive Айо́вы or А́йовы)

  1. Iowa (a state of the United States)


Usage notes[edit]

In formal writing, Айова and other U.S. State names are used in constructions so that they do not decline:

  • 2005 November 13, “НТВ”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1]:
    С 1950 го́да в шта́те Айо́ва в ноябре́ бы́ло зафикси́ровано всего́ 23 торна́до
    S 1950 góda v štáte Ajóva v nojabré býlo zafiksírovano vsevó 23 tornádo
    Since 1950, in (the state of) Iowa, only 23 tornadoes were recorded in November

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