Yemen

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See also: yemen, yémen, Ýemen, Yémen, and Yəmən

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْيَمَن(al-yaman), from Proto-Semitic *yamīn- (right; right hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛmən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛmən

Proper noun[edit]

Yemen

  1. A country in Western Asia, in the Middle East. Official name: Republic of Yemen
  2. (historical) A region in the southern Arabian Peninsula; the Arabia Felix

Usage notes[edit]

The country is traditionally referred to with the definite article the, though this construction has declined in use.[1]

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Motschenbacher, Heiko (2020), “Greece, the Netherlands and (the) Ukraine: A Corpus-Based Study of Definite Article Use with Country Names”, in A Journal of Onomastics, volume 68, issue 1, DOI:10.1080/00277738.2020.1731241, pages 1–16

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Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ast

Proper noun[edit]

Yemen m

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

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yemen

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

Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Proper noun[edit]

Yemen

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

Related terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yemen m

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

Derived terms[edit]


Manx[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yn Yemen f

  1. Alternative form of Yeaman: Yemen (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yemen n

  1. Alternative spelling of Jemen: Yemen (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Yemen m

  1. Alternative form of Iémen

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝemen/, [ˈɟ͡ʝe.mẽn]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃemen/, [ˈʃe.mẽn]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒemen/, [ˈʒe.mẽn]
  • (file)
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Yemen m

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

    Usage notes[edit]

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

    Derived terms[edit]


    Tagalog[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Spanish Yemen (Yemen).

    Proper noun[edit]

    Yemen

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

    Turkish[edit]

    Proper noun[edit]

    Yemen

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

    Derived terms[edit]