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Etymology 1

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From German Amerika, in imitation of the German-speaking Nazis.

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Amerika

  1. (derogatory, politics) America; used to imply that the US is fascist.
    • 1971, Abbie Hoffman, Steal This Book[1], page 4:
      Steal This Book is, in a way, a manual of survival in the prison that is Amerika.
    • 2008 April 30, Zoe Trodd, American Protest Literature, Harvard University Press, →ISBN, page 444:
      CARL WITTMAN From Refugees from Amerika: A Gay Manifesto 1969
      If the gay liberation movement began on the East Coast with the Stonewall riots, it began on the West Coast with the publication of "Refugees from Amerika."
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Etymology 2

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Amerika

  1. A female given name, a variant of America.
    • 2008, Sam Warren, Tales from the Tijuana Jails, Bookwarren Publishing Servi, →ISBN, page 203:
      [] As far as he could determine, the victim had been stealing from Amerika in order to support his crystal habit. The victim had also been Amerika's lover and had lived in the carraca with her.

Afrikaans

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Etymology

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From Dutch Amerika.

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  • IPA(key): /aˈmɪərəka/
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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

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Albanian

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Amerika

  1. definite nominative singular of Amerikë

Azerbaijani

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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. (informal) United States (a country in North America)
    Synonyms: Amerika Birləşmiş Ştatları, ABŞ

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    Declension of Amerika
singular plural
nominative Amerika
Amerikalar
definite accusative Amerikanı
Amerikaları
dative Amerikaya
Amerikalara
locative Amerikada
Amerikalarda
ablative Amerikadan
Amerikalardan
definite genitive Amerikanın
Amerikaların
    Possessive forms of Amerika
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) Amerikam Amerikalarım
sənin (your) Amerikan Amerikaların
onun (his/her/its) Amerikası Amerikaları
bizim (our) Amerikamız Amerikalarımız
sizin (your) Amerikanız Amerikalarınız
onların (their) Amerikası or Amerikaları Amerikaları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) Amerikamı Amerikalarımı
sənin (your) Amerikanı Amerikalarını
onun (his/her/its) Amerikasını Amerikalarını
bizim (our) Amerikamızı Amerikalarımızı
sizin (your) Amerikanızı Amerikalarınızı
onların (their) Amerikasını or Amerikalarını Amerikalarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) Amerikama Amerikalarıma
sənin (your) Amerikana Amerikalarına
onun (his/her/its) Amerikasına Amerikalarına
bizim (our) Amerikamıza Amerikalarımıza
sizin (your) Amerikanıza Amerikalarınıza
onların (their) Amerikasına or Amerikalarına Amerikalarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) Amerikamda Amerikalarımda
sənin (your) Amerikanda Amerikalarında
onun (his/her/its) Amerikasında Amerikalarında
bizim (our) Amerikamızda Amerikalarımızda
sizin (your) Amerikanızda Amerikalarınızda
onların (their) Amerikasında or Amerikalarında Amerikalarında
ablative
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mənim (my) Amerikamdan Amerikalarımdan
sənin (your) Amerikandan Amerikalarından
onun (his/her/its) Amerikasından Amerikalarından
bizim (our) Amerikamızdan Amerikalarımızdan
sizin (your) Amerikanızdan Amerikalarınızdan
onların (their) Amerikasından or Amerikalarından Amerikalarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) Amerikamın Amerikalarımın
sənin (your) Amerikanın Amerikalarının
onun (his/her/its) Amerikasının Amerikalarının
bizim (our) Amerikamızın Amerikalarımızın
sizin (your) Amerikanızın Amerikalarınızın
onların (their) Amerikasının or Amerikalarının Amerikalarının

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Cebuano

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Etymology

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From English America.

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  • Hyphenation: A‧me‧ri‧ka

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Amerika

  1. United States of America (a country in North America)
  2. America (the continents of North America and South America)

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:Amerika.

Cornish

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Amerika

  1. United States of America (a country in North America)

Czech

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Etymology

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Borrowed from New Latin America.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈamɛrɪka]
  • Hyphenation: Ame‧ri‧ka
  • Rhymes: -ɪka

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Amerika f (related adjective americký, demonym Američan or (rare) Amerikánec, female demonym Američanka)

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

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Further reading

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  • Amerika in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Amerika in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

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  • IPA(key): /a.ˈmeː(.)ri.ka/, [aˈmeːˀʁikʰa], [aˈmeɐ̯ˀikʰa], [ɑˈmeɐ̯ˀikʰa]

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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

Dutch

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From New Latin America, named after cartographer Amerigo Vespucci.

The hamlet first appears in the written record in 1909 as Nieuw Amerika. It is named after the continent.

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Amerika n

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America). In this sense has a plural: Amerika's.
  2. United States of America (a country in North America).
  3. A hamlet in Noordenveld, Drenthe, Netherlands.

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  • Afrikaans: Amerika
  • Negerhollands: Ameriki, Meriki

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  • van Berkel, Gerard, Samplonius, Kees (2018) Nederlandse plaatsnamen verklaard (in Dutch), Mijnbestseller.nl, →ISBN

Fijian

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Amerika

  1. America (a continent)

German

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Amerika n (proper noun, genitive Amerikas or (optionally with an article) Amerika, plural Amerika)

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)
    • 1827, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, “Den Vereinigten Staaten”, in Zahme Xenien[2], section 9:
      Amerika, du hast es besser / Als unser Kontinent, das alte, / Hast keine verfallene Schlösser / Und keine Basalte.
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  • The plural Amerika refers to North America (German: Nordamerika) and South America (German: Südamerika).

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Further reading

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  • Amerika” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Gilbertese

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Amerika

  1. United States of America (a country in North America)
  2. America (the continents of North America and South America)

Hungarian

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 Amerika on Hungarian Wikipedia

Etymology

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  • IPA(key): [ˈɒmɛrikɒ]
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  • Hyphenation: Ame‧ri‧ka
  • Rhymes: -kɒ

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Amerika

  1. (informal) Synonym of Amerikai Egyesült Államok (United States of America)
  2. America, Americas (the continents of North America and South America)

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Amerika
accusative Amerikát
dative Amerikának
instrumental Amerikával
causal-final Amerikáért
translative Amerikává
terminative Amerikáig
essive-formal Amerikaként
essive-modal
inessive Amerikában
superessive Amerikán
adessive Amerikánál
illative Amerikába
sublative Amerikára
allative Amerikához
elative Amerikából
delative Amerikáról
ablative Amerikától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Amerikáé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Amerikáéi
Possessive forms of Amerika
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Amerikám
2nd person sing. Amerikád
3rd person sing. Amerikája
1st person plural Amerikánk
2nd person plural Amerikátok
3rd person plural Amerikájuk

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Indonesian

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Etymology

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From New Latin America, named after cartographer Amerigo Vespucci.

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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

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Japanese

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Amerika

  1. Rōmaji transcription of アメリカ

Latvian

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 Amerika on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Amerika

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From Americus, Latinized form of the forename of Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512).

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Amerika f (4th declension)

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
    Amerikas ģeogrāfiskais centrs atrodas Hondurasā, Sigvatepekēthe geographic center of America is located in Honduras, in Siguatepeque
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)
    Amerikas pilsoņu karšthe American civil war
    Amerikas prezidents Baraks Obama pēc 2009.gada novembrī plānotās vizītes Ķīnā nolēmis personīgi tikties ar Tibetas garīgo līderi Dalailamuthe American President Barack Obama, after his planned visit to China in 2009, decided to meet personally with the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama

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Limburgish

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Limburgish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Limburgish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Borrowed from New Latin America. The Limburgish village is named as such for its remote location.[1]

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Amerika n (Veldeke spelling)

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. A village in Horst aan de Maas, Limburg, Netherlands
    Holonym: Haors aan de Maas

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  1. ^ van Berkel, Gerard, Samplonius, Kees (2018) Nederlandse plaatsnamen verklaard (in Dutch), Mijnbestseller.nl, →ISBN

Lithuanian

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Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Amèrika f (plural Amèrikos) stress pattern 1

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

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Maltese

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Maltese Wikipedia has an article on:
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L-Amerika f

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)
    Synonyms: Stati Uniti, Stati Uniti tal-Amerika

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)
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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)
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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

Samoan

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Amerika

  1. United States (a country in North America)
  2. America (a continent)

Serbo-Croatian

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  • IPA(key): /aměrika/
  • Hyphenation: A‧me‧ri‧ka

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Amèrika f (Cyrillic spelling Амѐрика)

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

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Slovene

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Amȇrika f

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. United States of America (a country in North America)

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nominative Amêrika
genitive Amêrike
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
Amêrika
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
Amêrike
dative
(dajȃlnik)
Amêriki
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
Amêriko
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
Amêriki
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
Amêriko

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Further reading

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  • Amerika”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swahili

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Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Borrowed from English America.

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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. (nonstandard) United States of America (a country in North America)
    Synonym: Marekani

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(continents) mabara; Afrika (Africa), Amerika (America), Antaktika (Antarctica) or Antaktiki, Asia (Asia), Ulaya (Europe) or Uropa, Amerika ya Kaskazini (North America), Australia (Oceania), Amerika ya Kusini (South America) (Category: sw:Continents) [edit]

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Amerika n (genitive Amerikas)

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. (sometimes proscribed) United States of America (a country in North America)
    Synonyms: Amerikas förenta stater, Förenta staterna, Staterna, USA, (humorous) Amerikat

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Tagalog

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Borrowed from Spanish América, from New Latin America, ultimately derived from the first name of Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci.

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Amériká (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜋᜒᜇᜒᜃ)

  1. United States of America (a country in North America)
    Synonyms: Estados Unidos, (slang) Tate
  2. America (the continents of North America and South America)
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Further reading

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  • Amerika”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Turkish

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Inherited from Ottoman Turkish آمریقا (Amerika), from Italian America.

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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. (colloquial) United States of America (a country in North America)

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Uzbek

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Amerika

  1. America (the continents of North America and South America)
  2. (colloquial) United States of America (a country in North America)

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