Kenya

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See also: Kenýa, Kénya, Kênya, and kenyà

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kikuyu [Term?], from the name of Mount Kenya. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛn.jə/, (dated) /ˈkiːn.jə/
  • (Kenya) IPA(key): [ˈkɛ.ɲa]
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  • Rhymes: -ɛnjə, (dated) -iːnjə
  • Hyphenation: Ken‧ya, Hyphenation: Ke‧nya

Proper noun[edit]

Kenya

  1. A country in East Africa. Official name: Republic of Kenya.
    • 1950 April, Timothy H. Cobb, “The Kenya-Uganda Railway”, in Railway Magazine, page 262:
      The object of the builders was to push on to Uganda as quickly as possible; one result was that Kenya was "discovered" on the way.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kenya m or f

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

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Dinka[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kenya

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Kenya.

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Kenya m

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛɲɒ]
  • Hyphenation: Ke‧nya
  • Rhymes: -ɲɒ

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Kenya

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Kenya
accusative Kenyát
dative Kenyának
instrumental Kenyával
causal-final Kenyáért
translative Kenyává
terminative Kenyáig
essive-formal Kenyaként
essive-modal
inessive Kenyában
superessive Kenyán
adessive Kenyánál
illative Kenyába
sublative Kenyára
allative Kenyához
elative Kenyából
delative Kenyáról
ablative Kenyától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Kenyáé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Kenyáéi
Possessive forms of Kenya
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Kenyám
2nd person sing. Kenyád
3rd person sing. Kenyája
1st person plural Kenyánk
2nd person plural Kenyátok
3rd person plural Kenyájuk

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Kenya

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

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Kenya

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Kenya m

  1. Alternative spelling of Quénia: Kenya (a country in East Africa)

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kenya

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Kenya n (genitive Kenyas)

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Kenya or Spanish Kenia (Kenya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Ken‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈkenja/, [ˈkɛ.ɲɐ]

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Kenya (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜒᜈ᜔ᜌ)

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

Turkish[edit]

Turkish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tr

Proper noun[edit]

Kenya

  1. Kenya (a country in East Africa)

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