Alabama

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Alabama
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Alabama Albaamaha, the name of a people native to the area. Or from Choctaw albah amo, from albah + amo

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) enPR: ă-lə-bă'-mə IPA(key): /ˌæ.lə.ˈbæ.mə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æmə

Noun[edit]

Alabama pl (plural only)

  1. An indigenous Muscogee people of central Alabama.
    Synonym: Alibamu

Translations[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama

  1. A state of the United States. Capital: Montgomery. Largest city: Birmingham.
    • 2014 November 2, “State Legislatures and ALEC”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 1, episode 23, John Oliver (actor), via HBO:
      That’s right. In fact, a law which passed in Mississippi is so restrictive, it could close the one remaining abortion clinic they have in the entire state, meaning a Mississippi woman, right now, could be saying to herself, “I need to go someplace more progressive like Alabama.”
  2. A river in Alabama; flowing 318 miles from the confluence of the Tallapoosa and Coosa near Coosada until its confluence with the Tombigbee, forming the Mobile, near Calvert.
  3. A Muskogean language, spoken by the Alabama people.
    Synonym: Alibamu
  4. A town in New York; named for the state.
  5. The University of Alabama.
    Synonym: Bama

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
States: Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming
Federal District: Washington, D.C.
Territories: American Samoa · Guam · Northern Mariana Islands · Puerto Rico · United States minor outlying islands · United States Virgin Islands

Further reading[edit]

Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cs

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama f

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama.

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama (genitive Alabamas)

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Alabama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlɑbɑmɑ/, [ˈɑ̝lɑ̝ˌbɑ̝mɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmɑ
  • Syllabification(key): A‧la‧ba‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Alabama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Alabama
genitive Alabaman
partitive Alabamaa
illative Alabamaan
singular plural
nominative Alabama
accusative nom. Alabama
gen. Alabaman
genitive Alabaman
partitive Alabamaa
inessive Alabamassa
elative Alabamasta
illative Alabamaan
adessive Alabamalla
ablative Alabamalta
allative Alabamalle
essive Alabamana
translative Alabamaksi
instructive
abessive Alabamatta
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Alabama (type kala)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Alabamani
accusative nom. Alabamani
gen. Alabamani
genitive Alabamani
partitive Alabamaani
inessive Alabamassani
elative Alabamastani
illative Alabamaani
adessive Alabamallani
ablative Alabamaltani
allative Alabamalleni
essive Alabamanani
translative Alabamakseni
instructive
abessive Alabamattani
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Alabamasi
accusative nom. Alabamasi
gen. Alabamasi
genitive Alabamasi
partitive Alabamaasi
inessive Alabamassasi
elative Alabamastasi
illative Alabamaasi
adessive Alabamallasi
ablative Alabamaltasi
allative Alabamallesi
essive Alabamanasi
translative Alabamaksesi
instructive
abessive Alabamattasi
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Alabamamme
accusative nom. Alabamamme
gen. Alabamamme
genitive Alabamamme
partitive Alabamaamme
inessive Alabamassamme
elative Alabamastamme
illative Alabamaamme
adessive Alabamallamme
ablative Alabamaltamme
allative Alabamallemme
essive Alabamanamme
translative Alabamaksemme
instructive
abessive Alabamattamme
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Alabamanne
accusative nom. Alabamanne
gen. Alabamanne
genitive Alabamanne
partitive Alabamaanne
inessive Alabamassanne
elative Alabamastanne
illative Alabamaanne
adessive Alabamallanne
ablative Alabamaltanne
allative Alabamallenne
essive Alabamananne
translative Alabamaksenne
instructive
abessive Alabamattanne
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Alabamansa
accusative nom. Alabamansa
gen. Alabamansa
genitive Alabamansa
partitive Alabamaansa
inessive Alabamassaan
Alabamassansa
elative Alabamastaan
Alabamastansa
illative Alabamaansa
adessive Alabamallaan
Alabamallansa
ablative Alabamaltaan
Alabamaltansa
allative Alabamalleen
Alabamallensa
essive Alabamanaan
Alabamanansa
translative Alabamakseen
Alabamaksensa
instructive
abessive Alabamattaan
Alabamattansa
comitative

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama, itself likely from Alabama Albaamaha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Alabama m pl (plural only)

  1. Alabama (people)

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama m

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)
    Demain, je vais dans l’Alabama rendre visite à ma grand-mère.
    Tomorrow, I'm going to Alabama to visit my grandmother.
  2. Alabama River (a river in Alabama)

Usage notes[edit]

Since l'Alabama is a masculine state that starts with a vowel, when describing location, either en or dans l’ can be used.

Derived terms[edit]

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.laˈba.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Hyphenation: A‧la‧bà‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama m

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)

Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia la

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alabāma f sg (genitive Alabāmae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Alabama

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Alabāma
Genitive Alabāmae
Dative Alabāmae
Accusative Alabāmam
Ablative Alabāmā
Vocative Alabāma
Locative Alabāmae

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama, from Alabama Albaamaha.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.laˈba.ma/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: A‧la‧ba‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama f

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)
  2. Alabama (a river in the United States)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • Alabama in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Alabama in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

  • Hyphenation: A‧la‧ba‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama m

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)
  2. Alabama (a river in the southeastern region, United States)

Romanian[edit]

Romanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ro

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama.

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)
  2. Alabama (river)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sh

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alabǎma/
  • Hyphenation: A‧la‧ba‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Alabàma f (Cyrillic spelling Алаба̀ма)

  1. Alabama (river)
  2. Alabama (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama f (genitive singular Alabamy, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)

References[edit]

  • Alabama in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alaˈbama/ [a.laˈβ̞a.ma]
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: A‧la‧ba‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama ?

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)

Derived terms[edit]

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Alabama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: A‧la‧ba‧ma
  • IPA(key): /ʔalaˈbama/, [ʔɐ.lɐˈba.mɐ]

Proper noun[edit]

Alabama

  1. Alabama (a state of the United States)