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 adapted to Gilbertese phonotactics, 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.ɹɪ.bæs/, /kiː.ɹɪˈbæs/, /ˌkiː.ɹɪˈbɑs/, /ˌkiː.ɹɪˈbɑ.ti/
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Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania. Official name: Republic of Kiribati. Capital and largest city: South Tarawa.
  2. The Micronesian language spoken in Kiribati.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Afrikaans[edit]

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

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania; capital: Suid-Tarawa)

Derived terms[edit]

Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Kiribati.

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

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Kiribati n (indeclinable, related adjective kiribatský, demonym Kiribaťan)

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Further reading[edit]

  • Kiribati in Internetová jazyková příručka

Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiriˈb̥ɑˑti/, [kiriˈb̥ɑˑtʲi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑˑti
  • Hyphenation: Ki‧ri‧ba‧ti

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati (genitive Kiribati, partitive Kiribatit)

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Declension[edit]

Declension of Kiribati (ÕS type 16/pere, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative Kiribati
accusative nom.
gen. Kiribati
genitive
partitive Kiribatit
illative Kiribatti
Kiribatisse
inessive Kiribatis
elative Kiribatist
allative Kiribatile
adessive Kiribatil
ablative Kiribatilt
translative Kiribatiks
terminative Kiribatini
essive Kiribatina
abessive Kiribatita
comitative Kiribatiga

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gilbertese Kiribati, based on the Gilbertese pronunciation of English Gilberts, a shortening of Gilbert Islands.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌki.ɹiˈpɑː.ti/

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Etymology[edit]

From Gilbertese Kiribati.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkiribɑti/, [ˈk̟iriˌbɑ̝t̪i]
  • Rhymes: -ɑti
  • Syllabification(key): Ki‧ri‧ba‧ti

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

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
abessive Kiribatitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Kiribati (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kiribatini
accusative nom. Kiribatini
gen. Kiribatini
genitive Kiribatini
partitive Kiribatiani
inessive Kiribatissani
elative Kiribatistani
illative Kiribatiini
adessive Kiribatillani
ablative Kiribatiltani
allative Kiribatilleni
essive Kiribatinani
translative Kiribatikseni
abessive Kiribatittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kiribatisi
accusative nom. Kiribatisi
gen. Kiribatisi
genitive Kiribatisi
partitive Kiribatiasi
inessive Kiribatissasi
elative Kiribatistasi
illative Kiribatiisi
adessive Kiribatillasi
ablative Kiribatiltasi
allative Kiribatillesi
essive Kiribatinasi
translative Kiribatiksesi
abessive Kiribatittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kiribatimme
accusative nom. Kiribatimme
gen. Kiribatimme
genitive Kiribatimme
partitive Kiribatiamme
inessive Kiribatissamme
elative Kiribatistamme
illative Kiribatiimme
adessive Kiribatillamme
ablative Kiribatiltamme
allative Kiribatillemme
essive Kiribatinamme
translative Kiribatiksemme
abessive Kiribatittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kiribatinne
accusative nom. Kiribatinne
gen. Kiribatinne
genitive Kiribatinne
partitive Kiribatianne
inessive Kiribatissanne
elative Kiribatistanne
illative Kiribatiinne
adessive Kiribatillanne
ablative Kiribatiltanne
allative Kiribatillenne
essive Kiribatinanne
translative Kiribatiksenne
abessive Kiribatittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Kiribatinsa
accusative nom. Kiribatinsa
gen. Kiribatinsa
genitive Kiribatinsa
partitive Kiribatiaan
Kiribatiansa
inessive Kiribatissaan
Kiribatissansa
elative Kiribatistaan
Kiribatistansa
illative Kiribatiinsa
adessive Kiribatillaan
Kiribatillansa
ablative Kiribatiltaan
Kiribatiltansa
allative Kiribatilleen
Kiribatillensa
essive Kiribatinaan
Kiribatinansa
translative Kiribatikseen
Kiribatiksensa
abessive Kiribatittaan
Kiribatittansa
instructive
comitative

Derived terms[edit]

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati f pl (plural only)

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

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 (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Gilbertese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Gilberts, a shortened name of the Gilbert Islands, adapted to Gilbertese phonotactics.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

i-Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Hungarian[edit]

 Kiribati on Hungarian Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania; official name: 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 (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

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 (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Related terms[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Related terms[edit]

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Gilbertese Kiribati.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n (indeclinable)

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

Further reading[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati m

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiɾiˈbati/ [ki.ɾiˈβ̞a.t̪i]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ati
  • Syllabification: Ki‧ri‧ba‧ti

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati ?

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Derived terms[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati n (genitive Kiribatis)

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Turkish[edit]

Turkish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tr

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Turkmen[edit]

Turkmen Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tk

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Yoruba Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia yo
Kiribátì

Borrowed from English Kiribati.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiribátì

  1. Kiribati (A country consisting mostly of the Gilbert Islands archipelago, located in Micronesia in Oceania)