Gaza

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Map of the Gaza Strip (2012)
Gaza City (2014)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Gaza, from Ancient Greek Γάζα (Gáza), from the Biblical Hebrewעַזָּה(ʿAzzā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑːzə/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza

  1. The capital of the Gaza Strip, Palestine, in the Levant.
  2. A governorate of the Gaza Strip, Palestine, around the city.
  3. Ellipsis of Gaza Strip, a region of Palestine, a north–south strip of land bordering the Mediterranean and the Sinai Peninsula at the southwestern end of the Levant.
  4. Ellipsis of Wadi Gaza, a wadi and valley in the Gaza Strip, Palestine, in the Levant.

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Translations[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza f

  1. Gaza, Gaza City (a city in Palestine)

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza f (related adjective gazský, demonym Gazan)

  1. Gaza

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Further reading[edit]

  • Gaza in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gaza, from Latin Gaza, from Ancient Greek Γάζα (Gáza), from Biblical Hebrewעזה(`aza).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣaː.zaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ga‧za

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza f

  1. Gaza, Gaza City (a city in Palestine)
  2. Short for Gazastrook.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Gaza.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza f

  1. Gaza

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Γάζα (Gáza), from Biblical Hebrewעַזָּה('Áza).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza f sg (genitive Gazae); first declension

  1. Gaza (the capital of the Gaza Strip, Palestine)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Gaza
Genitive Gazae
Dative Gazae
Accusative Gazam
Ablative Gazā
Vocative Gaza
Locative Gazae

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Gaza

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl
Gaza

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin Gaza.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Gaza f (related adjective gazański)

  1. Gaza, Gaza City (the capital city of Gaza Strip)
  2. Gaza, Gaza Strip (an exclave of Palestine)
    Synonym: Strefa Gazy
  3. Gaza (a province of Mozambique)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Gaza in Polish dictionaries at PWN
  • Gaza in PWN's encyclopedia

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -azɐ
  • Hyphenation: Ga‧za

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza

  1. Gaza (a city in Palestine)
  2. A province of Mozambique

Usage notes[edit]

Gaza is never indicated by an article; see usage notes for Portugal.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gáza f (Cyrillic spelling Га́за)

  1. Gaza (a city in Palestine)

See also[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈɡaθa/ [ˈɡa.θa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈɡasa/ [ˈɡa.sa]
  • (Spain) Rhymes: -aθa
  • (Latin America) Rhymes: -asa
  • Syllabification: Ga‧za
  • Homophones: gaza, (Latin America) gasa

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza ?

  1. Gaza, Gaza City (a city in Palestine)

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Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gaza

  1. Gaza