Paraguay

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Disputed; from Guaraní Payagua (Pajagua tribe) i (water) or para (river) guái (crown) or para (river) gua (from) y (water).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/, /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/, /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/, /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay

  1. A country in South America, the Republic of Paraguay; its territory
    • 1670, Richard Blome, in “America, the Fourth Part” of A Geographical Description of the Four Parts of the World, 30:
      Sanson in his Geographical Table hath divided this AMERICA MERIDIONALIS into PERUVIANA, and BRASLIANA [sic], subdividing Peruviana into Terra Firma, and Peru; and Brasiliana, into Brazile, and Paraguay; the first division is taken by a line which from the mouth of the Amazona, goes to seek the utmost part of Chili towards the South, ...
  2. Paraguay River, a river in South America that flows into the Paraná

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Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay.

Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay

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Dutch[edit]

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Paraguay n

  1. Paraguay

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑrɑɡuɑi̯/, [ˈpɑrɑˌɡuɑi̯]
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑrɑɡʋɑi̯/, [ˈpɑrɑɡʋɑi̯]
  • Syllabification: Pa‧ra‧gu‧ay

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Paraguay (Kotus type 21/rosé, no gradation)
nominative Paraguay
genitive Paraguayn
partitive Paraguayta
illative Paraguayhin
singular plural
nominative Paraguay
accusative nom. Paraguay
gen. Paraguayn
genitive Paraguayn
partitive Paraguayta
inessive Paraguayssa
elative Paraguaysta
illative Paraguayhin
adessive Paraguaylla
ablative Paraguaylta
allative Paraguaylle
essive Paraguayna
translative Paraguayksi
instructive
abessive Paraguaytta
comitative
Possessive forms of Paraguay (type rosé)
possessor singular plural
1st person Paraguayni Paraguaymme
2nd person Paraguaysi Paraguaynne
3rd person Paraguaynsa

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pa.ʁa.ɡwɛ/, /pa.ʁa.ɡwe/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa(ː)raˌɡu̯aɪ̯/, [ˈpaʁaˌɡʋaɪ̯], [ˈpaːʁa-], [-ɡuˌaɪ̯]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay n (genitive Paraguays)

  1. Paraguay

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
Flag of Paraguay

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Guaraní Paraguay, formed either from pará (sea) + gúa (bordering) or from paraguã (crown of feathers) + y (river).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paɾaˈɡwai/, [paɾaˈɣwai̯]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay f

  1. Paraguay
  2. Paraguay River

Usage notes[edit]

The definite article is optional when referring to Paraguay in Spanish (i.e. el Paraguay).

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Paraguay n (genitive Paraguays)

  1. Paraguay