mamba

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English[edit]

a green mamba, Dendroaspis viridis

Etymology[edit]

From Zulu imamba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑm.bɑ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mamba (plural mambas)

  1. Any of various venomous snakes of the genus Dendroaspis, native to Africa, that live in trees.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Zulu imamba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mamba f (plural mambes)

  1. mamba (venomous snake)

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Chichewa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mamba class 6

  1. scale(s) (of a fish or snake)

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate to Zulu imamba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mámba class 9 (plural mámba class 10)

  1. spitting cobra

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

mamba f

  1. mamba

Further reading[edit]

  • mamba in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • mamba in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from English mamba or Afrikaans mamba, from Zulu imamba or Swazi mamba.

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Noun[edit]

mamba m (plural mamba's)

  1. A mamba, venomous snake of the genus Dendroaspis.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mamba, from Zulu imamba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑmbɑ/, [ˈmɑmbɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmbɑ
  • Syllabification(key): mam‧ba

Noun[edit]

mamba

  1. mamba

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mamba (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative mamba mambat
genitive mamban mambojen
partitive mambaa mamboja
illative mambaan mamboihin
singular plural
nominative mamba mambat
accusative nom. mamba mambat
gen. mamban
genitive mamban mambojen
mambainrare
partitive mambaa mamboja
inessive mambassa mamboissa
elative mambasta mamboista
illative mambaan mamboihin
adessive mamballa mamboilla
ablative mambalta mamboilta
allative mamballe mamboille
essive mambana mamboina
translative mambaksi mamboiksi
instructive mamboin
abessive mambatta mamboitta
comitative mamboineen
Possessive forms of mamba (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person mambani mambamme
2nd person mambasi mambanne
3rd person mambansa

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

mamba m (plural mambas)

  1. mamba

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English mamba, from Zulu imamba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mamba f

  1. mamba (venomous snake)

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Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mamba f (plural mambas)

  1. mamba (venomous snake of the genus Dendroaspis)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmamba/ [ˈmãm.ba]
  • Rhymes: -amba
  • Hyphenation: mam‧ba

Noun[edit]

mamba f (plural mambas)

  1. mamba

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Swahili[edit]

mamba

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mamba (n class, plural mamba)

  1. crocodile (reptile)
    Synonym: (dialectal) ngwena
  2. black mamba

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mamba class 1a (plural bómamba class 2a)

  1. mamba snake

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