Kuwait

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الْكُوَيْت(al-kuwayt), diminutive of اَلْكُوت(al-kūt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kjuːˈweɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kuːˈweɪt/, /kʊˈweɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait

  1. A country in Western Asia, in the Middle East. Official name: State of Kuwait.
  2. Alternative form of Kuwait City, the capital city of Kuwait.

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Translations[edit]

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuwɑi̯t/, [ˈkuwɑi̯t̪]
  • Rhymes: -uwɑit
  • Syllabification: Ku‧wait

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Kuwait (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Kuwait
genitive Kuwaitin
partitive Kuwaitia
illative Kuwaitiin
singular plural
nominative Kuwait
accusative nom. Kuwait
gen. Kuwaitin
genitive Kuwaitin
partitive Kuwaitia
inessive Kuwaitissa
elative Kuwaitista
illative Kuwaitiin
adessive Kuwaitilla
ablative Kuwaitilta
allative Kuwaitille
essive Kuwaitina
translative Kuwaitiksi
instructive
abessive Kuwaititta
comitative
Possessive forms of Kuwait (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Kuwaitini Kuwaitimme
2nd person Kuwaitisi Kuwaitinne
3rd person Kuwaitinsa

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuːvaɪ̯t/
  • IPA(key): /ˈkuːvɛɪ̯t/, /kuˈvɛɪ̯t/, /kuˈvaɪ̯t/ (less common)
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait n (genitive Kuwaits)

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb
A view of the marina in Kuwait.

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الْكُوَيْت(al-kuwayt), diminutive of اَلْكُوت(al-kūt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)
    Kuwait er et ørkenland
    Kuwait is a desert country
  2. Kuwait (the capital city of Kuwait)

Usage notes[edit]

The capital city is usually just referred to as Kuwait, but might also be called Kuwait by (Kuwait city) to differentiate it from the name of the country.

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References[edit]

  • Kuwait” in Store norske leksikon

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuˈwait/, [kuˈwai̯t̪]

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait n (genitive Kuwaits)

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Tatar[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Declension[edit]