Abu Dhabi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبُو ظَبْي (ʾabū ẓaby, father of the gazelle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.bu ˈdɑ.bi/, /ˈɑ.bu ˈðɑ.bi/, /ˈɑ.bu ˈdæ.bi/[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

Abu Dhabi

  1. One of the United Arab Emirates, on the southern Persian Gulf.
  2. The capital of the United Arab Emirates.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 6
  2. ^ “Abu Dhabi” in Christine A. Lindberg, editor, The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition, New York, N.Y.: Spark Publishing, 2002, ISBN 978-1-4114-0500-4, page 5.

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Proper noun[edit]

Abu Dhabi f

  1. Abu Dhabi (the capital city of the United Arab Emirates)