Algeria

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See also: algerià, Algéria, and Algèria

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْجَزَائِر(al-jazāʾir, the islands), plural of جَزِيرَة(jazīra, island), referring to the several small islands that once existed in the Bay of Algiers.[1]

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Algeria

  1. A country in North Africa
    1. Ottoman Algeria, also the regency of Algiers or Al Jazâ'ir in Arabic, from 1515 to 1830
    2. French or Colonial Algeria, from 1830 to 1962
    3. People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, since 1962

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ǧazar‑ جَزَرَ” in Etymological Dictionary of Arabic, 2013–2020, retrieved 30 July 2019.

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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlɡeriɑ/, [ˈɑlɡe̞ˌriɑ]
  • Rhymes: -iɑ
  • Syllabification: Al‧ge‧ri‧a

Proper noun[edit]

Algeria

  1. Algeria (a country in Africa)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Algeria (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Algeria
genitive Algerian
partitive Algeriaa
illative Algeriaan
singular plural
nominative Algeria
accusative nom. Algeria
gen. Algerian
genitive Algerian
partitive Algeriaa
inessive Algeriassa
elative Algeriasta
illative Algeriaan
adessive Algerialla
ablative Algerialta
allative Algerialle
essive Algeriana
translative Algeriaksi
instructive
abessive Algeriatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Algeria (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Algeriani Algeriamme
2nd person Algeriasi Algerianne
3rd person Algeriansa

Proper noun[edit]

Algeria

  1. partitive singular of Alger

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْجَزَائِر(al-jazāʾir, the islands), plural of جَزِيرَة(jazīra, island), referring to the several small islands that once existed in the Bay of Algiers.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /al.d͡ʒeˈri.a/, [äl̺ʲd͡ʒe̞ˈr̺iːä]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Al‧ge‧rìa

Proper noun[edit]

Algeria f

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  1. Algeria (a country in Africa)

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Proper noun[edit]

Algeria

  1. Algeria (a country in Africa)

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