Quebec

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See also: Québec and Quê-béc

Translingual[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a word starting with the letter "Q", from English Quebec, from French Québec, from Algonquin kepék.

Symbol[edit]

Quebec

  1. The letter Q in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French Québec, from Algonquin kepék ((it) narrows), originally referring to the area around Quebec City where the Saint Lawrence River narrows to a cliff-lined gap.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /kwɪˈbɛk/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /kwɪˈbɛk/, /kɛˈbɛk/, /keɪˈbɛk/
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Proper noun[edit]

Quebec

  1. A province in eastern Canada.
  2. The capital city of the province of Quebec, Canada.
  3. The letter Q in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Quebec m

  1. Quebec (a province of Canada)
  2. Quebec, Quebec City (the capital city of the province of Quebec, Canada)

Related terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkebek/, [ˈke̞be̞k]

Proper noun[edit]

Quebec

  1. Quebec (a province of Canada)
  2. Quebec, Quebec City (the capital city of the province of Quebec, Canada)

Declension[edit]

  • When written:
Inflection of Quebec (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Quebec
genitive Quebecin
partitive Quebecia
illative Quebeciin
singular plural
nominative Quebec
accusative nom. Quebec
gen. Quebecin
genitive Quebecin
partitive Quebecia
inessive Quebecissa
elative Quebecista
illative Quebeciin
adessive Quebecilla
ablative Quebecilta
allative Quebecille
essive Quebecina
translative Quebeciksi
instructive
abessive Quebecitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Quebec (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Quebecini Quebecimme
2nd person Quebecisi Quebecinne
3rd person Quebecinsa
  • When spoken:
Inflection of Quebec (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Quebec
genitive Quebecin
partitive Quebeciä
illative Quebeciin
singular plural
nominative Quebec
accusative nom. Quebec
gen. Quebecin
genitive Quebecin
partitive Quebeciä
inessive Quebecissä
elative Quebecistä
illative Quebeciin
adessive Quebecillä
ablative Quebeciltä
allative Quebecille
essive Quebecinä
translative Quebeciksi
instructive
abessive Quebecittä
comitative
Possessive forms of Quebec (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Quebecini Quebecimme
2nd person Quebecisi Quebecinne
3rd person Quebecinsä

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Québec.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Quebec m or f

  1. Quebec (a province of Canada)
  2. Quebec, Quebec City (the capital city of the province of Quebec, Canada)

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keˈbek/, [keˈβek]

Proper noun[edit]

Quebec m

  1. Quebec (a province of Canada)
  2. Quebec, Quebec City (the capital city of the province of Quebec, Canada)

Related terms[edit]