Angola

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See also: angola, Angóla, Angòla, and anǧola

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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]

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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.
    • a. 1969, John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces:
      “Who wanna get stuck in Angola with Lana Lee? She was bad enough on the outside. Shit.”
  3. An unincorporated community in Sussex County, Delaware, USA.
  4. A city in Indiana, USA, and county seat of Steuben County.
  5. An unincorporated community in Labette County, Kansas, USA.
  6. a village in Erie County, New York, USA.

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Translations[edit]

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References[edit]

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

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Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia af

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ast

Proper noun[edit]

Angola ?

  1. Angola (country in Southern Africa)

Basque[edit]

Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia eu

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaŋɡola]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola

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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

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola n

  1. Angola

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]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

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

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola m

  1. Angola

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Galician[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola n (genitive Angolas)

  1. Angola

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola

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Latvian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f (4 declension)

  1. Angola

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Lithuanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Angola.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: [ɑ̃gola]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. (Jersey) Angola

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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]

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.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angȏla f (Cyrillic spelling Анго̑ла)

  1. Angola

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /anˈɡola/, [ãŋˈɡola]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola f

  1. Angola

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Swahili[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola (country)

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Proper noun[edit]

Angola n (genitive Angolas)

  1. Angola

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Angola

  1. Angola

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