Eswatini

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Etymology[edit]

From Swazi eSwatini, the country's native name, declared to also be its official English name on April 19, 2018.

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Eswatini

  1. Swaziland, a country in Southern Africa, officially called the Kingdom of Eswatini.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Eswatini” (US) / “Eswatini” (UK) in Macmillan English Dictionary.
  2. ^ Eswatini”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  3. ^ eSwatini”, in Collins English Dictionary. (using the older British transcription of a final /i/ sound as /ɪ/)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Swazi eSwatini

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Eswatini

  1. Eswatini (country in southern Africa)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The country changed its English name from Swaziland to eSwatini in 2018. In many other languages, including Finnish, the initial "e" is capitalized instead of the "S".

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Eswatini (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Eswatini
genitive Eswatinin
partitive Eswatinia
illative Eswatiniin
singular plural
nominative Eswatini
accusative nom. Eswatini
gen. Eswatinin
genitive Eswatinin
partitive Eswatinia
inessive Eswatinissa
elative Eswatinista
illative Eswatiniin
adessive Eswatinilla
ablative Eswatinilta
allative Eswatinille
essive Eswatinina
translative Eswatiniksi
instructive
abessive Eswatinitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Eswatini (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Eswatinini Eswatinimme
2nd person Eswatinisi Eswatininne
3rd person Eswatininsa

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