Malawi

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See also: Maláwi and Malaŵi

English[edit]

Coat of arms of Malawi

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Etymology[edit]

Said to be from Chichewa malawi(flames), after the appearance of the sunrise over Lake Malawi; also possibly from Maravi, the name of an early Malawi tribe, or from an old name for a lake. Chosen by Hastings Banda in 1964.

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Malawi

  1. Country in Southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Malawi.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi

  1. Malawi

Chichewa[edit]

Chichewa Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ny

Etymology[edit]

Chosen by Hastings Banda in 1964, ostensibly from malaŵí(flames).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈɽá.w⁽ᵝ⁾i/

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Maláŵi

  1. Malawi

Czech[edit]

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Malawi n

  1. Malawi

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

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Malawi

  1. Malawi

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Malawi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Malawi
genitive Malawin
partitive Malawia
illative Malawiin
singular plural
nominative Malawi
accusative nom. Malawi
gen. Malawin
genitive Malawin
partitive Malawia
inessive Malawissa
elative Malawista
illative Malawiin
adessive Malawilla
ablative Malawilta
allative Malawille
essive Malawina
translative Malawiksi
instructive
abessive Malawitta
comitative

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi n ‎(genitive Malawis)

  1. Malawi

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi m

  1. Malawi

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Malagasy[edit]

Malagasy Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia mg

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi

  1. Malawi

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi

  1. Malawi

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi

  1. Malawi

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Polish[edit]

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Malawi n

  1. Malawi

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Portuguese[edit]

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Malawi m

  1. Malawi (a country in southeastern Africa)
  2. Malawi (a river in southeastern Africa)

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi ?

  1. Alternative spelling of Malaui

Swahili[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi

  1. Malawi (country in Southern Africa)

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi

  1. Malawi

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Malaui(Malawi).

Proper noun[edit]

Malawi

  1. Malawi