Aruba

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈɹuː.bə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːbə

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba

  1. An island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Etymology uncertain. Proposed etymologies include a derivation from Spanish oro (gold) and the third-person singular preterite form of haber (to have) ("there was gold"), a derivation from Island Carib oruba (well-placed) or a compound of two Island Carib words, ora (shell) and oubao (island).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːˈru.baː/, /aːˈry.baː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Aru‧ba

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba n

  1. Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

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Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia la

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Arūba f sg (genitive Arūbae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Arūba
Genitive Arūbae
Dative Arūbae
Accusative Arūbam
Ablative Arūbā
Vocative Arūba
Locative Arūbae

Norman[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba

  1. (Jersey) Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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Aruba

  1. Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba

  1. Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arawak Taíno ora (shell) + oubao (island).

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba

  1. Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba f

  1. Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba f (Cyrillic spelling Аруба)

  1. Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba f

  1. Aruba (an island, a dependent territory and constituent country of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aruba n (genitive Arubas)

  1. Aruba (a dependent territory of the Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea)

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