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Abu Dhabi

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَبُوظَبِي (ʾabū ẓabī, father of the gazelle).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.bu ˈdɑ.bi/, /ˈɑ.bu ˈðɑ.bi/, /ˈɑ.bu ˈdæ.bi/[1][2]

Proper nounEdit

Abu Dhabi

  1. One of the United Arab Emirates, on the southern Persian Gulf.
  2. The capital of the United Arab Emirates.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 6
  2. ^ Christine A. Lindberg (editor), The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition (Spark Publishing, 2007 [2002], ISBN 978-1-4114-0500-4), page 5

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Abu Dhabi

  1. Abu Dhabi (capital of UAE)