bikini

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French bikini, named after the place name Bikini, from English Bikini, the name of the atoll where the United States tested nuclear weapons in July 1946; it was reckoned that the bathing suit would cause as much excitement as a nuclear bomb. This name was originally from German Bikini, the colonial name of the atoll as part of German New Guinea, and this was derived from Marshallese Pikinni.

Woman wearing a red bikini.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɪˈkiːni/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːni

Noun[edit]

bikini (plural bikinis)

  1. A brief two-piece bathing suit worn by women, especially one that exposes the midriff and navel.[1]
    • 1950, "In the Swim", Time, 2 Oct 1950:
      Cole has little but scorn for France's famed Bikini bathing suits. Explains he: " French girls, have short legs. Swimsuits have to be hiked up at the sides to make their legs look longer. "
  2. A brief bathing suit worn by men.
    • 2004, Cathy Crimmons How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization - p. 202
      We high-schoolers didn't understand why death came in the form of a gorgeous young man with muscles in a skimpy bikini.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bikini.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bi‧ki‧ni

Noun[edit]

bikini

  1. a monokini; the lower part of a bikini
  2. a bikini; a two-piece

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:bikini.


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From French bikini, named after the place name Bikini, from English Bikini, the name of the atoll where the United States tested nuclear weapons in July 1946; it was reckoned that the bathing suit would cause as much excitement as a nuclear bomb. This name was originally from German Bikini, the colonial name of the atoll as part of German New Guinea, and this was derived from Marshallese Pikinni.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biˈki.ni/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ki‧ni
  • Rhymes: -ini

Noun[edit]

bikini m (plural bikini's, diminutive bikinietje n)

  1. bikini

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after the place name Bikini, from Bikini, the name of the atoll where the United States tested nuclear weapons in July 1946; it was reckoned that the bathing suit would cause as much excitement as an atom bomb. This name was originally from German Bikini, the colonial name of the atoll as part of German New Guinea, and this was derived from Marshallese Pikinni.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bikini m (plural bikinis)

  1. bikini

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: bikini
  • English: bikini
  • German: Bikini
  • Portuguese: biquíni
  • Spanish: biquini

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bikini.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bikini m (invariable)

  1. bikini
    Synonym: due pezzi

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bikini

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ビキニ

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

bikini m (plural bikinis)

  1. (Jersey) bikini

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

bikini m (definite singular bikinien, indefinite plural bikinier, definite plural bikiniene)

  1. a bikini

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Noun[edit]

bikini m (definite singular bikinien, indefinite plural bikiniar, definite plural bikiniane)

  1. a bikini

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English bikini, from French bikini.

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Noun[edit]

bikini n (indeclinable)

  1. bikini

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Further reading[edit]

  • bikini in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • bikini in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bikini.

Noun[edit]

bikini n (uncountable)

  1. bikini

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English bikini.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǐkiːni/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ki‧ni

Noun[edit]

bìkīni m (Cyrillic spelling бѝкӣни)

  1. bikini

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • bikini” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English bikini.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biˈkini/, [biˈki.ni]

Noun[edit]

bikini m (plural bikinis)

  1. bikini
  2. (Catalonia) ham and cheese sandwich

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bikini, after the placename Bikini, originally from Marshallese Pikinni.

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Noun[edit]

bikini c

  1. bikini

Declension[edit]

Declension of bikini 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bikini bikinin bikinier, bikinis bikiniernas
Genitive bikinis bikinins bikiniers, bikinis bikinirnas, bikiniernas

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bikini.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bikini (definite accusative bikiniyi, plural bikiniler)

  1. bikini

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative bikini
Definite accusative bikiniyi
Singular Plural
Nominative bikini bikiniler
Definite accusative bikiniyi bikinileri
Dative bikiniye bikinilere
Locative bikinide bikinilerde
Ablative bikiniden bikinilerden
Genitive bikininin bikinilerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular bikinim bikinilerim
2nd singular bikinin bikinilerin
3rd singular bikinisi bikinileri
1st plural bikinimiz bikinilerimiz
2nd plural bikininiz bikinileriniz
3rd plural bikinileri bikinileri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular bikinimi bikinilerimi
2nd singular bikinini bikinilerini
3rd singular bikinisini bikinilerini
1st plural bikinimizi bikinilerimizi
2nd plural bikininizi bikinilerinizi
3rd plural bikinilerini bikinilerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular bikinime bikinilerime
2nd singular bikinine bikinilerine
3rd singular bikinisine bikinilerine
1st plural bikinimize bikinilerimize
2nd plural bikininize bikinilerinize
3rd plural bikinilerine bikinilerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular bikinimde bikinilerimde
2nd singular bikininde bikinilerinde
3rd singular bikinisinde bikinilerinde
1st plural bikinimizde bikinilerimizde
2nd plural bikininizde bikinilerinizde
3rd plural bikinilerinde bikinilerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular bikinimden bikinilerimden
2nd singular bikininden bikinilerinden
3rd singular bikinisinden bikinilerinden
1st plural bikinimizden bikinilerimizden
2nd plural bikininizden bikinilerinizden
3rd plural bikinilerinden bikinilerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular bikinimin bikinilerimin
2nd singular bikininin bikinilerinin
3rd singular bikinisinin bikinilerinin
1st plural bikinimizin bikinilerimizin
2nd plural bikininizin bikinilerinizin
3rd plural bikinilerinin bikinilerinin

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