peninsula

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See also: península and peninsulă

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin paenīnsula, from paene ‎(almost), and īnsula ‎(island).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pəˈnɪn.sjə.lə/, /ˈpɛn.ɪn.sjʊ.lə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pəˈnɪn.sə.lə/
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Noun[edit]

peninsula ‎(plural peninsulas or peninsulae)

  1. (geography) A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.

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Noun[edit]

pēnīnsula f ‎(genitive pēnīnsulae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of paenīnsula ("peninsula").

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pēnīnsula pēnīnsulae
genitive pēnīnsulae pēnīnsulārum
dative pēnīnsulae pēnīnsulīs
accusative pēnīnsulam pēnīnsulās
ablative pēnīnsulā pēnīnsulīs
vocative pēnīnsula pēnīnsulae

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Noun[edit]

peninsula ‎(plural peninsulae)

  1. A peninsula.