Copenhagen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Low German Kopenhagen, a calque (perhaps modified by folk etymology) of Danish København.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkoʊpənˌheɪɡən/, /ˈkoʊpənˌhɑɡən/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌkəʊpənˈheɪɡən/, /ˌkəʊpənˈhɑːɡən/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪɡən

Proper noun[edit]

Copenhagen

  1. The capital city of Denmark.
  2. One of the former counties of Denmark.
  3. A community in Louisiana.
  4. A children's game in which one player is enclosed by a circle of others holding a rope.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: Copenhagen

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Copenhagen (plural Copenhagens)

  1. A sweetened hot drink of spirit and beaten eggs.

Translations[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Copenhagen in Ontario, Canada.

Etymology[edit]

From English Copenhagen, the English name of the capital of Denmark, from Danish København (Copenhagen), from Old Danish Køpmannæhafn (Copenhagen), literally meaning "merchants' port", from Old Norse Kaupmannahǫfn (Copenhagen), with the same meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (English) IPA(key): /ˈkoʊpənˌheɪɡən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ən
  • Hyphenation: Cop‧en‧hag‧en

Proper noun[edit]

Copenhagen

  1. Copenhagen (an unincorporated community in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, United States)
  2. Copenhagen (a village in Denmark, Lewis County, New York, United States)
  3. Copenhagen (a community in Malahide, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada)

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Copenhagen f

  1. Alternative form of Copenhaga