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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Kongo n

  1. Congo (a large river in Africa)
  2. Congo

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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 river

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo (accusative Kongon)

  1. Congo

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Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo

  1. Congo (Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  3. Congo (river)

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
instructive Kongoin
abessive Kongotta Kongoitta
comitative Kongoineen
Possessive forms of Kongo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person Kongoni Kongomme
2nd person Kongosi Kongonne
3rd person Kongonsa

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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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, Democratic Republic of the Congo (a country in Central Africa)
  2. Congo, Republic of the Congo (a country in Central Africa)

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Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. Congo (a major river in Africa)

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

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Polish[edit]

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Kongo n

  1. Congo (a river in Central Africa)
  2. Congo Republic, Republic of the Congo, Congo-Brazzaville (a country in Central Africa)

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Usage notes[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Kȍngo m (Cyrillic spelling Ко̏нго)

  1. Republic of the Congo
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  3. the Congo River

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Swahili[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo

  1. Congo: either of Jamhuri ya Kongo (Republic of the Congo) or Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Kongo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  2. Congo (river)

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo n (genitive Kongos)

  1. Republic of the Congo
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kongo

  1. Congo (country with Brazzaville as capital)
  2. Congo (country with Kinshasa as capital)
  3. Congo (river)

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