Zaire

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See also: zaire, zaïre, and Zaïre

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Truncation of Kongo nzadi o nzere (river swallowing rivers) which refers to the Congo river; adopted in accordance with the Authenticity Movement.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /zaɪˈɪə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /zɑːˈɪəɹ/, /ˈzɑːɪɹ/
    • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Zaire

  1. (historical) A former country (1971-1997) in Central Africa; now the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Zaire m

  1. (historical) Zaire (former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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Finnish[edit]

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

Zaire

  1. (historical) Zaire (former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Zaire (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Zaire
genitive Zairen
partitive Zairea
illative Zaireen
singular plural
nominative Zaire
accusative nom. Zaire
gen. Zairen
genitive Zairen
partitive Zairea
inessive Zairessa
elative Zairesta
illative Zaireen
adessive Zairella
ablative Zairelta
allative Zairelle
essive Zairena
translative Zaireksi
instructive
abessive Zairetta
comitative
Possessive forms of Zaire (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person Zaireni Zairemme
2nd person Zairesi Zairenne
3rd person Zairensa

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): */d͡zaˈi.re/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: Za‧ì‧re

Proper noun[edit]

Zaire m

  1. (historical) Zaire (former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaire in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Zaire m

  1. (historical) Zaire (former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθaiɾe/, [ˈθai̯.ɾe]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsaiɾe/, [ˈsai̯.ɾe]
  • (file)

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Zaire m

  1. (historical) Zaire (former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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Zaire ? (genitive Zaires)

  1. (historical) Zaire (former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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