London

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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 London (disambiguation) on Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English London, from Old English Lunden, a borrowing from Latin Londīnium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: lŭn'dən, IPA(key): /ˈlʌn.dən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌndən

Proper noun[edit]

London (countable and uncountable, plural Londons)

  1. The capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England. Situated near the mouth of the River Thames in southeast England, with a metropolitan population of more than 13,000,000.
  2. A former administrative county in England, created in 1889 from parts of Kent, Middlesex and Surrey, and merged into Greater London in 1965.
  3. (figurative) The government of the United Kingdom.
  4. A city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, with a population of approximately 300,000.
  5. A small agricultural village in the commune of Savigny-sur-Seille, Saône-et-Loire department, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, France.
  6. A village in Kiritimati atoll, Kiribati.
  7. An urban neighborhood of the city of Belgrade, Serbia.
  8. Several places in the United States:
    1. A small city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States, with a population of approximately 900.
    2. A census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States.
    3. An unincorporated community in Moral Township, Shelby County, Indiana, United States.
    4. A city, the county seat of Laurel County, Kentucky, United States, with a population of approximately 8,000.
    5. An unincorporated community in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States.
    6. A city, the county seat of Madison County, Ohio, United States, with a population of approximately 9,000.
    7. A small city in California, United States, with a population of approximately 1,800.
    8. An unincorporated community in Kimble County, Texas, United States, with a population of approximately 180.
    9. An unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States.
    10. An unincorporated community in Dane County and Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States.
  9. A habitational surname for someone from London.
  10. (rare) A unisex given name transferred from the place name.
    • 2012 Louise Erdrich, The Round House, Corsair (2013), →ISBN, page 178:
      Sonja made me promise I would go to college. She said she'd wanted her daughter, Murphy, to go. She'd named her baby Murphy because it could never be a stripper name. But her daughter had changed her name to London.

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References[edit]

  • 2003, A. D. Mills, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press, →ISBN

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

Danish[edit]

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

London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

London n

  1. London (a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada)

Usage notes[edit]

The city in England, capital of England and the United Kingdom, is invariably named Londen in Dutch. The spelling “London” is used for other cities, such as London, Ontario.


Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia et

Proper noun[edit]

London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔndɔn/ (most common)
  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔndn̩/ (particularly Swiss; also elsewhere, but often perceived as affected)
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

London n (genitive Londons)

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

Hungarian[edit]

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 London on Hungarian Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈlondon]
  • Hyphenation: Lon‧don
  • Rhymes: -on

Proper noun[edit]

London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative London
accusative Londont
dative Londonnak
instrumental Londonnal
causal-final Londonért
translative Londonná
terminative Londonig
essive-formal Londonként
essive-modal
inessive Londonban
superessive Londonon
adessive Londonnál
illative Londonba
sublative Londonra
allative Londonhoz
elative Londonból
delative Londonról
ablative Londontól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Londoné
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Londonéi
Possessive forms of London
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Londonom
2nd person sing. Londonod
3rd person sing. Londonja
1st person plural Londonunk
2nd person plural Londonotok
3rd person plural Londonjuk

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English Lunden, from Latin Londīnium, further etymology disputed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

London

  1. London (the capital city of England)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: London
  • Scots: Lunnon

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

Proper noun[edit]

London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

London f

  1. London (a city in Ontario, Canada)
  2. (relatively rare) London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)
    Synonym: Londres

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sh

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lǒndoːn/
  • Hyphenation: Lon‧don

Proper noun[edit]

Lòndōn m (Cyrillic spelling Ло̀ндо̄н)

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

London n (genitive Londons)

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

Tatar[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

London

  1. London (the capital city of the United Kingdom; capital city of England)

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