See also: Bénin, Benín, bénin, and bénîn

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Benim, from Isekiri Ubinu, from Yoruba ile ibinu (house of vexation).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Be‧nin
  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɛˈnɪn/, /bɛˈniːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /bəˈnin/, /bəˈnɪn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪn, Rhymes: -iːn

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. A country in West Africa, formerly Dahomey
    1. People's Republic of Benin, from 1975 to 1990
    2. Republic of Benin, since 1990

HypernymsEdit

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Isidore Okpewho (1998) Once Upon a Kingdom[1], Indiana University Press, page 176.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

 
Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia af

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

BretonEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin ?

  1. Benin

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin m inan

  1. Benin

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DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beːˈnin/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Be‧nin
  • Rhymes: -in

Proper nounEdit

Benin n

  1. Benin

Derived termsEdit


EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Benim, transcription of local corruption of Itsekiri ubinu, from Yoruba ile ibinu (house of vexation).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin n

  1. Benin

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Benin
Accusative Benin
Dative Benini
Genitive Benins

FinnishEdit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Benin (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Benin
genitive Beninin
partitive Beniniä
illative Beniniin
singular plural
nominative Benin
accusative nom. Benin
gen. Beninin
genitive Beninin
partitive Beniniä
inessive Beninissä
elative Beninistä
illative Beniniin
adessive Beninillä
ablative Beniniltä
allative Beninille
essive Benininä
translative Beniniksi
instructive
abessive Beninittä
comitative
Possessive forms of Benin (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Beninini Beninimme
2nd person Beninisi Benininne
3rd person Benininsä

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin n (genitive Benins)

  1. Benin

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

 
Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛnin]
  • Hyphenation: Be‧nin
  • Rhymes: -in

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Benin
accusative Benint
dative Beninnek
instrumental Beninnel
causal-final Beninért
translative Beninné
terminative Beninig
essive-formal Beninként
essive-modal
inessive Beninben
superessive Beninen
adessive Beninnél
illative Beninbe
sublative Beninre
allative Beninhez
elative Beninből
delative Beninről
ablative Benintől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Beniné
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Beninéi
Possessive forms of Benin
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Beninem
2nd person sing. Benined
3rd person sing. Beninje
1st person plural Beninünk
2nd person plural Beninetek
3rd person plural Beninjük

Derived termsEdit

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InterlinguaEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper nounEdit

Benin m

  1. Benin

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin m

  1. Benin

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Benin in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bênin/
  • Hyphenation: Be‧nin

Proper nounEdit

Bȅnin m (Cyrillic spelling Бе̏нин)

  1. Benin

DeclensionEdit


SwahiliEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin (country)

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SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin n (genitive Benins)

  1. Benin

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Benín (Benin).

Proper nounEdit

Benín

  1. Benin

TurkishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Benin

  1. Benin