الكويت

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Has the form of a diminutive from a purported root ك و ت (k-w-t) (per Wehr).[1]. It's one of the Arabic country names, which requires the definite article اَل (al-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

الْكُوَيْت (al-kuwaytf

  1. Kuwait

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wehr, Hans (1979), “كوت”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4