الكويت

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See also: کویتand كويت

Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Popularly said to be derived from الْكُوت(al-kūt), found in several placenames around the Gulf. Ultimately of obscure meaning and origin. Compare Hindi कोट (koṭ, fort). It is one of the Arabic country names which require the definite article ال(al-).

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Proper noun[edit]

الْكُوَيْت (al-kuwaytf

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)
  2. Kuwait City (the capital city of Kuwait)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kuwait