Kongo

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See also: Kongó, Kongō, kongo, kongó, and kongō

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo

  1. A Bantu language (or family of languages) of Central Africa.
  2. Alternative spelling of Congo (place in Africa)

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Adjective[edit]

Kongo (not generally comparable, comparative more Kongo, superlative most Kongo)

  1. Of or related to the Kongo languages or Kikongo-speaking peoples
    • 2013, Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, Kongo Graphic Writing and Other Narratives of the Sign:
      In addition, an initial analysis of Kongo cosmology, cosmogony, and mythology allows us to see and appreciate the conceptual parallels between Kongo culture in Central Africa and in Cuba.

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Czech[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Kongo n (related adjective konžský, demonym Konžan)

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Declension[edit]

This proper noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • Kongo in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Kongo in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔŋ.ɡoː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Kon‧go

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo f

  1. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo (accusative Kongon)

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Derived terms[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Congo, possibly from Kongo nkongo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoŋːo/, [ˈko̞ŋːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -oŋːo
  • Syllabification(key): Kon‧go

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Kongo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Kongo Kongot
genitive Kongon Kongojen
partitive Kongoa Kongoja
illative Kongoon Kongoihin
singular plural
nominative Kongo Kongot
accusative nom. Kongo Kongot
gen. Kongon
genitive Kongon Kongojen
partitive Kongoa Kongoja
inessive Kongossa Kongoissa
elative Kongosta Kongoista
illative Kongoon Kongoihin
adessive Kongolla Kongoilla
ablative Kongolta Kongoilta
allative Kongolle Kongoille
essive Kongona Kongoina
translative Kongoksi Kongoiksi
abessive Kongotta Kongoitta
instructive Kongoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Kongo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kongoni Kongoni
accusative nom. Kongoni Kongoni
gen. Kongoni
genitive Kongoni Kongojeni
partitive Kongoani Kongojani
inessive Kongossani Kongoissani
elative Kongostani Kongoistani
illative Kongooni Kongoihini
adessive Kongollani Kongoillani
ablative Kongoltani Kongoiltani
allative Kongolleni Kongoilleni
essive Kongonani Kongoinani
translative Kongokseni Kongoikseni
abessive Kongottani Kongoittani
instructive
comitative Kongoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kongosi Kongosi
accusative nom. Kongosi Kongosi
gen. Kongosi
genitive Kongosi Kongojesi
partitive Kongoasi Kongojasi
inessive Kongossasi Kongoissasi
elative Kongostasi Kongoistasi
illative Kongoosi Kongoihisi
adessive Kongollasi Kongoillasi
ablative Kongoltasi Kongoiltasi
allative Kongollesi Kongoillesi
essive Kongonasi Kongoinasi
translative Kongoksesi Kongoiksesi
abessive Kongottasi Kongoittasi
instructive
comitative Kongoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kongomme Kongomme
accusative nom. Kongomme Kongomme
gen. Kongomme
genitive Kongomme Kongojemme
partitive Kongoamme Kongojamme
inessive Kongossamme Kongoissamme
elative Kongostamme Kongoistamme
illative Kongoomme Kongoihimme
adessive Kongollamme Kongoillamme
ablative Kongoltamme Kongoiltamme
allative Kongollemme Kongoillemme
essive Kongonamme Kongoinamme
translative Kongoksemme Kongoiksemme
abessive Kongottamme Kongoittamme
instructive
comitative Kongoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kongonne Kongonne
accusative nom. Kongonne Kongonne
gen. Kongonne
genitive Kongonne Kongojenne
partitive Kongoanne Kongojanne
inessive Kongossanne Kongoissanne
elative Kongostanne Kongoistanne
illative Kongoonne Kongoihinne
adessive Kongollanne Kongoillanne
ablative Kongoltanne Kongoiltanne
allative Kongollenne Kongoillenne
essive Kongonanne Kongoinanne
translative Kongoksenne Kongoiksenne
abessive Kongottanne Kongoittanne
instructive
comitative Kongoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Kongonsa Kongonsa
accusative nom. Kongonsa Kongonsa
gen. Kongonsa
genitive Kongonsa Kongojensa
partitive Kongoaan
Kongoansa
Kongojaan
Kongojansa
inessive Kongossaan
Kongossansa
Kongoissaan
Kongoissansa
elative Kongostaan
Kongostansa
Kongoistaan
Kongoistansa
illative Kongoonsa Kongoihinsa
adessive Kongollaan
Kongollansa
Kongoillaan
Kongoillansa
ablative Kongoltaan
Kongoltansa
Kongoiltaan
Kongoiltansa
allative Kongolleen
Kongollensa
Kongoilleen
Kongoillensa
essive Kongonaan
Kongonansa
Kongoinaan
Kongoinansa
translative Kongokseen
Kongoksensa
Kongoikseen
Kongoiksensa
abessive Kongottaan
Kongottansa
Kongoittaan
Kongoittansa
instructive
comitative Kongoineen
Kongoinensa

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

der Kongo m (proper noun, strong, usually definite, definite genitive des Kongo or des Kongos)
Kongo n (proper noun, genitive Kongos or (optionally with an article) Kongo)

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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Related terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

der Kongo m (proper noun, strong, usually definite, definite genitive des Kongo or des Kongos)

  1. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)
    Synonyms: Kongofluss, Kongo-Fluss

Related terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo n (proper noun, strong, genitive Kongo or Kongos)

  1. Kongo (a Bantu language)

Further reading[edit]

  • Kongo” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Kongo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of コンゴ

Latvian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo f (indeclinable)

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Related terms[edit]

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo n

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Kongo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kônɡo/
  • Hyphenation: Kon‧go

Proper noun[edit]

Kȍngo m (Cyrillic spelling Ко̏нго)

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
    Synonym: Kongo-Kinšasa
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
    Synonym: Kongo-Brazavil
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Declension[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
    Synonym: Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Kongo
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
    Synonym: Jamhuri ya Kongo
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo n (genitive Kongos)

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
    Synonym: Kongo-Kinshasa
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
    Synonym: Kongo-Brazzaville
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Utrikes namnbok only uses the short name “Kongo” for the Republic of the Congo, while the Democratic Republic of the Congo is referred to by its official name only.

Related terms[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo

  1. Congo (a country in Central Africa, larger and to the east of the Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (a country in Central Africa, smaller and to the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (a large river in Africa, which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo)

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