Dominica

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dominica ("lordly"; "Sunday") due to being sighted by Columbus on a Sunday.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdɒ.mɪ.ˈniː.kə/, /də.ˈmɪ.nɪ.kə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdɑ.mɪ.ˈniː.kə/, /də.ˈmɪ.nɪ.kə/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Dominica

  1. An island and country in the Caribbean. Official name: Commonwealth of Dominica.

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Asturian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dominica

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

Catalan[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dominica f

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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Finnish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dominica

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Dominica (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Dominica
genitive Dominican
partitive Dominicaa
illative Dominicaan
singular plural
nominative Dominica
accusative nom. Dominica
gen. Dominican
genitive Dominican
partitive Dominicaa
inessive Dominicassa
elative Dominicasta
illative Dominicaan
adessive Dominicalla
ablative Dominicalta
allative Dominicalle
essive Dominicana
translative Dominicaksi
instructive
abessive Dominicatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Dominica (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Dominicani Dominicamme
2nd person Dominicasi Dominicanne
3rd person Dominicansa

German[edit]

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Dominica n (genitive Dominicas)

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

Italian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dominica f

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of diēs Dominica (Sunday, day of the Lord), used for the island of Dominica since it was sighted by Christopher Columbus on a Sunday.

Proper noun[edit]

Dominica f (genitive Dominicae); first declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) Sunday
    • 1717, Breviarium Sacri Ordinis Cartusiensis [Breviary of the Holy Carthusian Order]‎[1]:
      Excipiuntur Dominicæ contingentes in Festo Exaltationis sanctæ Crucis
      Sundays coincident with the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross are excepted
  2. (New Latin) Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Dominica Dominicae
Genitive Dominicae Dominicārum
Dative Dominicae Dominicīs
Accusative Dominicam Dominicās
Ablative Dominicā Dominicīs
Vocative Dominica Dominicae
Locative Dominicae Dominicīs

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dominica

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dominica

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dominica f

  1. Alternative form of Domínica

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /domiˈnika/, [d̪omiˈnika]

Proper noun[edit]

Dominica f

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dominica n (genitive Dominicas)

  1. Dominica (an island and country in the Caribbean)