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Antarctica in a satellite photo

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin Antarctica, from Ancient Greek ἀνταρκτικός (antarktikós), from ἀντ- (ant-, ant-, against, opposed) + ἀρκτικός (arktikós, Arctic), from Ancient Greek ἄρκτος (árktos, bear)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌænˈtɑː(k)tɪkə/, /ˌænˈɑːtɪkə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ænˈtɑɹ(k)tɪkə/, [æˈɾ̃ɑɹɾɪkə]
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Proper nounEdit

Antarctica

  1. The southernmost continent, south of the Southern Ocean, containing the South Pole.

Usage notesEdit

  • Although it is a separate continent, Antarctica is sometimes categorized under Oceania.

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin Antarctica. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑnˈtɑr(k).ti.kaː/, /ɑntˈɑr(k).ti.kaː/
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  • Hyphenation: Ant‧arc‧ti‧ca

Proper nounEdit

Antarctica n

  1. Antarctica

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LatinEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Antarctica f sg (genitive Antarcticae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Antarctica

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Antarctica
Genitive Antarcticae
Dative Antarcticae
Accusative Antarcticam
Ablative Antarcticā
Vocative Antarctica

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Antarctica f

  1. Antarctica (a continent)

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