Angola

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See also: angola, Angóla, Angòla, and anǧola

English[edit]

Angola

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese (Reino de) Angola ((kingdom of) Angola), from Kimbundu ngola, title held by native kings at the time of the Portuguese colonization in the 15th century AD.[1]

The Louisiana State Penitentiary is named "Angola" after the Angola slave plantation it replaced, which was named after the country, from which many enslaved people in Louisiana had been taken.

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Angola

  1. A country in Southern Africa.
    1. (historical) A former colony of Portugal, Portuguese Angola, also known as Portuguese West Africa and officially the State of West Africa, from 1575 to 1975
    2. The People's Republic of Angola, from 1975 to 1992
    3. The Republic of Angola, since 1992
  2. The Louisiana State Penitentiary.
  3. An unincorporated community in Sussex County, Delaware, United States.
  4. A city, the county seat of Steuben County, Indiana, United States.
  5. An unincorporated community in Labette County, Kansas, United States.
  6. A village in Erie County, New York, United States.

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Noun[edit]

Angola (plural Angolas)

  1. Synonym of angora (cat).

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “Angola”, in Online Etymology Dictionary, retrieved 30 July 2019.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia af

Pronunciation[edit]

This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa; official name: Republiek van Angola; capital: Luanda)

Derived terms[edit]

Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ast

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /anˈɡola/, [ãŋˈɡo.la]
  • Rhymes: -ola
  • Hyphenation: An‧go‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Basque[edit]

Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia eu

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Angola (Angola).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /anɡola/ [aŋ.ɡo.la]
  • Rhymes: -ola
  • Hyphenation: An‧go‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola inan

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

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Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Crimean Tatar Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia crh

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cs

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaŋɡola]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: An‧go‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f (related adjective angolský, demonym Angolan)

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Angola in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Angola in Internetová jazyková příručka

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑŋˈɣoː.laː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: An‧go‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola n

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese (Reino de) Angola ((kingdom of) Angola), from Kimbundu ngola (king's title).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Angola n

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Angola
Accusative Angola
Dative Angola
Genitive Angola

Derived terms[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese Angola.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑŋːolɑ/, [ˈɑ̝ŋːo̞lɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋːolɑ
  • Syllabification(key): An‧go‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Angola (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Angola
genitive Angolan
partitive Angolaa
illative Angolaan
singular plural
nominative Angola
accusative nom. Angola
gen. Angolan
genitive Angolan
partitive Angolaa
inessive Angolassa
elative Angolasta
illative Angolaan
adessive Angolalla
ablative Angolalta
allative Angolalle
essive Angolana
translative Angolaksi
abessive Angolatta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Angola (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Angolani
accusative nom. Angolani
gen. Angolani
genitive Angolani
partitive Angolaani
inessive Angolassani
elative Angolastani
illative Angolaani
adessive Angolallani
ablative Angolaltani
allative Angolalleni
essive Angolanani
translative Angolakseni
abessive Angolattani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Angolasi
accusative nom. Angolasi
gen. Angolasi
genitive Angolasi
partitive Angolaasi
inessive Angolassasi
elative Angolastasi
illative Angolaasi
adessive Angolallasi
ablative Angolaltasi
allative Angolallesi
essive Angolanasi
translative Angolaksesi
abessive Angolattasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Angolamme
accusative nom. Angolamme
gen. Angolamme
genitive Angolamme
partitive Angolaamme
inessive Angolassamme
elative Angolastamme
illative Angolaamme
adessive Angolallamme
ablative Angolaltamme
allative Angolallemme
essive Angolanamme
translative Angolaksemme
abessive Angolattamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Angolanne
accusative nom. Angolanne
gen. Angolanne
genitive Angolanne
partitive Angolaanne
inessive Angolassanne
elative Angolastanne
illative Angolaanne
adessive Angolallanne
ablative Angolaltanne
allative Angolallenne
essive Angolananne
translative Angolaksenne
abessive Angolattanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Angolansa
accusative nom. Angolansa
gen. Angolansa
genitive Angolansa
partitive Angolaansa
inessive Angolassaan
Angolassansa
elative Angolastaan
Angolastansa
illative Angolaansa
adessive Angolallaan
Angolallansa
ablative Angolaltaan
Angolaltansa
allative Angolalleen
Angolallensa
essive Angolanaan
Angolanansa
translative Angolakseen
Angolaksensa
abessive Angolattaan
Angolattansa
instructive
comitative

Derived terms[edit]

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola m

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Derived terms[edit]

Galician[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kimbundu ngola.

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Proper noun[edit]

Angola n (proper noun, genitive Angolas or (optionally with an article) Angola)

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Angola” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒŋɡolɒ]
  • Hyphenation: An‧go‧la
  • Rhymes: -lɒ

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Angola
accusative Angolát
dative Angolának
instrumental Angolával
causal-final Angoláért
translative Angolává
terminative Angoláig
essive-formal Angolaként
essive-modal
inessive Angolában
superessive Angolán
adessive Angolánál
illative Angolába
sublative Angolára
allative Angolához
elative Angolából
delative Angoláról
ablative Angolától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Angoláé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Angoláéi
Possessive forms of Angola
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Angolám
2nd person sing. Angolád
3rd person sing. Angolája
1st person plural Angolánk
2nd person plural Angolátok
3rd person plural Angolájuk

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /anˈɡɔ.la/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔla
  • Hyphenation: An‧gò‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Anagrams[edit]

Latvian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f (4 declension)

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Lithuanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Angola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. (Jersey) Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aŋˈɡɔ.la/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔla
  • Syllabification: An‧go‧la

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese (Reino de) Angola ((kingdom of) Angola).

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
adjective
nouns

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

Angola m

  1. genitive/accusative singular of Angol

Further reading[edit]

  • Angola in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
bandeira de Angola

Etymology[edit]

From Kimbundu ngola (king).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: An‧go‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa; capital: Luanda)

Usage notes[edit]

Angola is never indicated by an article; see usage notes for Portugal. This rule is sometimes broken by Brazilian speakers.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angȏla f (Cyrillic spelling Анго̑ла)

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

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Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f (genitive singular Angoly, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

References[edit]

  • Angola”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /anˈɡola/ [ãŋˈɡo.la]
  • Audio (Spain):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ola
  • Syllabification: An‧go‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Related terms[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

See also[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese (Reino de) Angola ((kingdom of) Angola), from Kimbundu ngola, title held by native kings at the time of the Portuguese colonization in the 15th century AD.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola n (genitive Angolas)

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Yoruba[edit]

Àǹgólà
 Àǹgólà on Yoruba Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From English Angola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Àǹgólà

  1. Angola (a country in Southern Africa)