Angola

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See also: angola, Angóla, Angòla, and anǧola

English[edit]

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. 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “Angola”, in Online Etymology Dictionary, retrieved 30 July 2019.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia af

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Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ast

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /anˈɡola/, [ãŋˈɡo.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/, [ãŋ.ɡo̞.la]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola inan

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

Declension[edit]

Declension of Angola (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive Angola
ergative Angolak
dative Angolari
genitive Angolaren
comitative Angolarekin
causative Angolarengatik
benefactive Angolarentzat
instrumental Angolaz
inessive Angolan
locative Angolako
allative Angolara
terminative Angolaraino
directive Angolarantz
destinative Angolarako
ablative Angolatik
partitive Angolarik
prolative Angolatzat

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

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Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Angola in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

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 Africa)

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Angola n

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Angola
Accusative Angola
Dative Angola
Genitive Angola

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Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

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Angola

  1. Angola (a country in 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
instructive
abessive Angolatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Angola (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Angolani Angolamme
2nd person Angolasi Angolanne
3rd person Angolansa

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French[edit]

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Angola m

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Galician[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kimbundu ngola.

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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 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 Africa)

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Latvian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f (4 declension)

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Lithuanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Angola.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

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

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Pronunciation[edit]

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Angola

  1. Angola (a country in 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 Africa)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in 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 Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • 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]

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Angȏla f (Cyrillic spelling Анго̑ла)

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation[edit]

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

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

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Angola f

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Swahili[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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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.

Proper noun[edit]

Angola n (genitive Angolas)

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)

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Yoruba[edit]

Àǹgólà
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 Àǹgólà on Yoruba Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From English Angola.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Àǹgólà

  1. Angola (a country in Africa)