vuvuzela

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English[edit]

a crowd blowing vuvuzelas.
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Etymology[edit]

From Zulu vuvuzela ‎(to make a vu vu noise), from the /vuː/ sound the horns make.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /vuːvuːˈzɛlə/ or /vuːvuːˈzeɪlə/
  • (US) /vuːvuːˈzeɪlə/

Noun[edit]

vuvuzela ‎(plural vuvuzelas)

  1. A trumpet-shaped horn, now usually plastic, that produces a loud buzzing sound.
    • 2006, Weekend Argus July 15
      When the Manchester United squad walked through the arrival gates at Durban International yesterday, most players heard a vuvuzela for the first time.

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Dutch[edit]

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vuvuzela c ‎(plural vuvuzela's, diminutive vuvuzelaatje n)

  1. vuvuzela

Finnish[edit]

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vuvuzela

  1. vuvuzela

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vuvuzela (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelat
genitive vuvuzelan vuvuzeloiden
vuvuzeloitten
vuvuzelojen
partitive vuvuzelaa vuvuzeloita
vuvuzeloja
illative vuvuzelaan vuvuzeloihin
singular plural
nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelat
accusative nom.? vuvuzela vuvuzelat
gen. vuvuzelan
genitive vuvuzelan vuvuzeloiden
vuvuzeloitten
vuvuzelojen
vuvuzelainrare
partitive vuvuzelaa vuvuzeloita
vuvuzeloja
inessive vuvuzelassa vuvuzeloissa
elative vuvuzelasta vuvuzeloista
illative vuvuzelaan vuvuzeloihin
adessive vuvuzelalla vuvuzeloilla
ablative vuvuzelalta vuvuzeloilta
allative vuvuzelalleˣ vuvuzeloilleˣ
essive vuvuzelana vuvuzeloina
translative vuvuzelaksi vuvuzeloiksi
instructive vuvuzeloin
abessive vuvuzelatta vuvuzeloitta
comitative vuvuzeloineen

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vuvuzela f ‎(plural vuvuzelas)

  1. vuvuzela

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Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvuvuzɛlɒ/
  • Hyphenation: vu‧vu‧ze‧la

Noun[edit]

vuvuzela ‎(plural vuvuzelák)

  1. vuvuzela

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Italian[edit]

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vuvuzela f ‎(invariable)

  1. vuvuzela

Portuguese[edit]

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vuvuzela f (plural vuvuzelas)

  1. vuvuzela

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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vuvuzȅla f (Cyrillic spelling вувузе̏ла)

  1. vuvuzela

Slovak[edit]

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vuvuzela f ‎(genitive singular vuvuzely, nominative plural vuvuzely, declension pattern of žena)

  1. vuvuzela

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vuvuzela f ‎(plural vuvuzelas)

  1. vuvuzela

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vuvuzela c

  1. vuvuzela

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Turkish[edit]

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vuvuzela ‎(definite accusative vuvuzelayı, plural vuvuzelalar)

  1. vuvuzela

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