København

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish Køpmannæhafn, equivalent to modern Danish købmænds havn (chapmen's haven, merchants' harbor). Compare Icelandic Kaupmannahöfn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /købənˈhɑwˀn/, [kʰøb̥m̩ˈhɑwˀn], Jutlandic (used derogatorily) IPA(key): [tɕœwnˈhɑwˀn],
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Proper noun[edit]

København

  1. Copenhagen (the capital city of Denmark)

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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The Caritas Well (also known as the Caritas Fountain) during the evening in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish Køpmannæhafn (Copenhagen), literally meaning "merchants' port", from Old Norse Kaupmannahǫfn (Copenhagen), with the same meaning.

Cognate of Danish København, Faroese Keypmannahavn and Icelandic Kaupmannahöfn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈçøːbn̩haʋn/
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  • Rhymes: -aʋn
  • Hyphenation: Kø‧ben‧havn

Proper noun[edit]

København

  1. Copenhagen (the capital city, a municipality and former county of Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark)

Usage notes[edit]

The former county is also referred to by its full name Københavns amt (Copenhagen's amt).

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

København

  1. Copenhagen (the capital city of Denmark)