Argentina

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, feminine singular of argentinus (silvery)

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Argentina f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Argentinidae – herring smelts.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Rosaceae – silverweeds and, possibly, some typical cinquefoils.

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  • The plant genus Argentina is in flux. It is likely an immediate sister to Potentilla, in which it had been included.

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin argentum (silver) + the feminine of the adjectival suffix -īnus; in reference to the Río de la Plata ("silver river").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɑː.d͡ʒən.ˈtiː.nə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑɹ.d͡ʒən.ˈti.nə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːnə

Proper noun[edit]

Argentina

  1. A country in South America, called officially The Argentine Republic.
    Synonyms: Argentine Confederation, Argentine Nation, Argentine Republic, United Provinces of the River Plate

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Argentina f

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

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Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

Czech[edit]

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Argentina f

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Proper noun[edit]

Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

Estonian[edit]

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Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Argentina, from Latin argentum (silver).

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Argentina f

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Latin[edit]

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Argentīna f sg (genitive Argentīnae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Argentina

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Argentīna
Genitive Argentīnae
Dative Argentīnae
Accusative Argentīnam
Ablative Argentīnā
Vocative Argentīna

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Occitan[edit]

Occitan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia oc

Proper noun[edit]

Argentina f

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Argentina, from Latin argentum (silver).

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Argentina f

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Romanian[edit]

Romanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ro

Etymology[edit]

From Latin argentum (silver) + the feminine of the adjectival suffix -īnus, in reference to the Río de la Plata.

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Argentina f (genitive and dative Argentinei)

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /arɡentǐːna/
  • Hyphenation: Ar‧gen‧ti‧na

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Argentína f (Cyrillic spelling Аргенти́на)

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Latin argentum (silver) + the feminine of the adjectival suffix -īnus, in reference to the Río de la Plata ("silver river"), since first European explorers, looking for gold, silver, watching it from the sea, it looked shining like silver because of the sunlight reflex.

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Argentina f

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

Usage notes[edit]

The definite article is optional when one refers to Argentina in Spanish (i.e. la Argentina).

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Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Proper noun[edit]

Argentina n (genitive Argentinas)

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

Turkmen[edit]

Turkmen Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tk

Proper noun[edit]

Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)

Uzbek[edit]

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Argentina

  1. Argentina (a country in South America)