Cuba

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See also: cuba, cúba, cubà, Cúba, and čuba

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Disputed; likely from Taíno cubao (abundant fertile land) or coabana (great place).

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Cuba

  1. A country and the largest island of the Caribbean. Capital and largest city: Havana.
  2. A locale in the United States; named for the island country.
    1. A city in Crawford County, Missouri.
    2. A town in New York, and a village within it.
    3. A city in Illinois.
    4. A village in New Mexico.
    5. A town in Alabama.
    6. A city in Kansas.
    7. An unincorporated community in Georgia.
    8. An unincorporated community in Allen County, Indiana.
    9. An unincorporated community in Owen County, Indiana.
    10. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    11. An unincorporated community in Clinton County, Ohio.
    12. An unincorporated community in Putnam County, Ohio.
    13. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
    14. A ghost town in Minnesota.
    15. A ghost town in Lafayette County, Missouri.
    16. A former settlement in Lassen County, California.
    17. A former settlement in Merced County, California.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Portuguese Cuba, possibly of Arabic origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. A village in Beja, Portugal.

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Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f

  1. Cuba

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

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Cuba f

  1. Cuba

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Cebuano[edit]

Noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. Cuba; a country and the largest island in the Caribbean
  2. a surname

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. Cuba

References[edit]

  • Mancilla Sepúlveda, Héctor. (2000) Lecciones de Nahuatl, Hirata Editorial, México DF.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -a

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. Cuba (country)

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Cuba n

  1. Cuba (country)

French[edit]

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Cuba m

  1. Cuba (country)

Galician[edit]

Galician Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f

  1. Cuba

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Interlingua[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. Cuba (country)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f

  1. Cuba

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From cubō (I lie down).

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f sg (genitive Cubae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess who protects the lying down of children
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cuba
Genitive Cubae
Dative Cubae
Accusative Cubam
Ablative Cubā
Vocative Cuba

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cūba f sg (genitive Cūbae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Cuba
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cūba
Genitive Cūbae
Dative Cūbae
Accusative Cūbam
Ablative Cūbā
Vocative Cūba
Locative Cūbae

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. Cuba (country)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. Cuba

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Occitan[edit]

Occitan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f

  1. Cuba

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Arabic قُبَّة(qubba, small tower), or from cuba (cask).

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f

  1. A village and municipality of Beja, Portugal.
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Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba

  1. Cuba (country)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuba/, [ˈkuβa]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Cuba f

  1. Cuba

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Swahili[edit]

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Cuba

  1. Cuba

Swedish[edit]

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Cuba

  1. Cuba