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]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vu.vu.ˈzeː.la]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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

  1. vuvuzela

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

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 vuvuzelalle vuvuzeloille
essive vuvuzelana vuvuzeloina
translative vuvuzelaksi vuvuzeloiksi
instructive vuvuzeloin
abessive vuvuzelatta vuvuzeloitta
comitative vuvuzeloineen

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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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

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelák
accusative vuvuzelát vuvuzelákat
dative vuvuzelának vuvuzeláknak
instrumental vuvuzelával vuvuzelákkal
causal-final vuvuzeláért vuvuzelákért
translative vuvuzelává vuvuzelákká
terminative vuvuzeláig vuvuzelákig
essive-formal vuvuzelaként vuvuzelákként
essive-modal
inessive vuvuzelában vuvuzelákban
superessive vuvuzelán vuvuzelákon
adessive vuvuzelánál vuvuzeláknál
illative vuvuzelába vuvuzelákba
sublative vuvuzelára vuvuzelákra
allative vuvuzelához vuvuzelákhoz
elative vuvuzelából vuvuzelákból
delative vuvuzeláról vuvuzelákról
ablative vuvuzelától vuvuzeláktól
Possessive forms of vuvuzela
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. vuvuzelám vuvuzeláim
2nd person sing. vuvuzelád vuvuzeláid
3rd person sing. vuvuzelája vuvuzelái
1st person plural vuvuzelánk vuvuzeláink
2nd person plural vuvuzelátok vuvuzeláitok
3rd person plural vuvuzelájuk vuvuzeláik

Italian[edit]

Noun[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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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /bubuˈθela/, [buβuˈθela]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /bubuˈsela/, [buβuˈsela]

Noun[edit]

vuvuzela f (plural vuvuzelas)

  1. vuvuzela

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vuvuzela c

  1. vuvuzela

Declension[edit]

Declension of vuvuzela 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelan vuvuzelor vuvuzelorna
Genitive vuvuzelas vuvuzelans vuvuzelors vuvuzelornas

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vuvuzela (definite accusative vuvuzelayı, plural vuvuzelalar)

  1. vuvuzela

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative vuvuzela
Definite accusative vuvuzelayı
Singular Plural
Nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelalar
Definite accusative vuvuzelayı vuvuzelaları
Dative vuvuzelaya vuvuzelalara
Locative vuvuzelada vuvuzelalarda
Ablative vuvuzeladan vuvuzelalardan
Genitive vuvuzelanın vuvuzelaların