Congo

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See also: congo and Congó

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

After Kongo, from Kongo nkongo (hunter). Compare Kongo dikongo (spear), Zulu umkhonto, Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀kóndó.

Proper noun[edit]

Congo or the Congo

  1. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo; official name: Democratic Republic of the Congo; capital: Kinshasa).
    Synonyms: Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, (formerly) Zaire
  2. Congo, Republic of the Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; official name: Republic of the Congo; capital: Brazzaville).
    Synonyms: Congo-Brazzaville, Congo Republic
  3. A region of Central Africa, comprising the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo.
  4. A large river in Africa which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

https://www.kupsala.net/risto/kongo/kituba-english.html

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of Congregationalist +‎ -o.

Noun[edit]

Congo (plural Congos)

  1. (informal) Congregationalist
Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Congo.

See lso[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Congo m

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Congo

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Congo m

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Congo m

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a region of Central Africa, comprising the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo)
  4. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Congo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Con‧go

Proper noun[edit]

Congo m

  1. Ellipsis of República Democrática do Congo: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Ellipsis of República do Congo: Congo, Congo Republic, Republic of the Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a region of Central Africa, comprising the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo)
  4. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkonɡo/ [ˈkõŋ.ɡo]
  • Rhymes: -onɡo
  • Syllabification: Con‧go

Proper noun[edit]

Congo m

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like in English, the definite article precedes Congo in Spanish (i.e. el Congo).

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