Kiribati

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Gilbertese Kiribati, from English Gilberts, a shortening of Gilbert Islands. First entry in the Dictionnaire gilbertin-français of Ernest Sabatier (1954).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈkɪrəbɑːti/, /ˈkɪrəbæs/
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈkiː.ɹɨ.bæs/, /kiː.ɹɨˈbæs/, /ˌkiː.ɹɨˈbɑs/, /ˌkiː.ɹɨˈbɑ.ti/
  • (file)
    ,
    (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. A country in Oceania. Official name in English: Republic of Kiribati.
  2. The Micronesian language spoken in Kiribati.

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Translations[edit]

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Further reading[edit]


Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Kiribati.

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (a country in Oceania)

Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n

  1. Kiribati

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (a country)
  2. Kiribati (an island)

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gilbertese Kiribati, a corruption of English Gilbert, a shortening of Gilbert Islands.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌki.ɹiˈpɑː.ti/

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n

  1. Kiribati

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Kiribati (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Kiribati
genitive Kiribatin
partitive Kiribatia
illative Kiribatiin
singular plural
nominative Kiribati
accusative nom. Kiribati
gen. Kiribatin
genitive Kiribatin
partitive Kiribatia
inessive Kiribatissa
elative Kiribatista
illative Kiribatiin
adessive Kiribatilla
ablative Kiribatilta
allative Kiribatille
essive Kiribatina
translative Kiribatiksi
instructive
abessive Kiribatitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Kiribati (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Kiribatini Kiribatimme
2nd person Kiribatisi Kiribatinne
3rd person Kiribatinsa

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati f pl (plural only)

  1. Kiribati (an archipelago and country in Micronesia)

Usage notes[edit]

Although many scholarly resources argue that this is a feminine plural noun, popular usage often refers to this noun in the masculine singular.


German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n (proper noun, genitive Kiribatis or (optionally with an article) Kiribati)

  1. Kiribati (an archipelago and country in Micronesia)

Declension[edit]

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Gilbertese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Gilberts, a shortened name of the Gilbert Islands.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

i-Kiribati

  1. Kiribati

Hungarian[edit]

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 Kiribati on Hungarian Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkiribɒti]
  • Hyphenation: Ki‧ri‧ba‧ti
  • Rhymes: -ti

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (a country in Oceania)
    Synonym: Kiribati Köztársaság

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Kiribati
accusative Kiribatit
dative Kiribatinak
instrumental Kiribatival
causal-final Kiribatiért
translative Kiribativá
terminative Kiribatiig
essive-formal Kiribatiként
essive-modal
inessive Kiribatiban
superessive Kiribatin
adessive Kiribatinál
illative Kiribatiba
sublative Kiribatira
allative Kiribatihoz
elative Kiribatiból
delative Kiribatiról
ablative Kiribatitól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Kiribatié
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Kiribatiéi
Possessive forms of Kiribati
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Kiribatim
2nd person sing. Kiribatid
3rd person sing. Kiribatija
1st person plural Kiribatink
2nd person plural Kiribatitok
3rd person plural Kiribatijuk

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ki.riˈba.ti/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ati
  • Hyphenation: Ki‧ri‧bà‧ti

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati f pl (plural only)

  1. Kiribati (an archipelago and country in Micronesia)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiribati in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ki.riˈba.ti/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ati
  • Syllabification: Ki‧ri‧ba‧ti

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n (indeclinable)

  1. Kiribati (an archipelago and country in Micronesia)

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

Further reading[edit]

  • Kiribati in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Kiribati in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati m

  1. Kiribati (a country in Oceania)

Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n

  1. Kiribati

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiɾiˈbati/, [ki.ɾiˈβ̞a.t̪i]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati ?

  1. Kiribati

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n (genitive Kiribatis)

  1. Kiribati

Turkmen[edit]

Turkmen Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tk

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati