See also: cuba, cúba, cubà, Cúba, and čuba

EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Disputed; likely from Taíno cubao (abundant fertile land) or coabana (great place).

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Cuba

  1. A country, and the largest island (based on land area) in the Caribbean. Capital and largest city: Havana.
  2. A locale in the United States; named for the island country.
    1. A city in Crawford County, Missouri.
    2. A town in New York, and a village within it.
    3. A city in Illinois.
    4. A village in New Mexico.
    5. A town in Alabama.
    6. A city in Kansas.
    7. An unincorporated community in Georgia.
    8. An unincorporated community in Allen County, Indiana.
    9. An unincorporated community in Owen County, Indiana.
    10. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    11. An unincorporated community in Clinton County, Ohio.
    12. An unincorporated community in Putnam County, Ohio.
    13. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
    14. A ghost town in Minnesota.
    15. A ghost town in Lafayette County, Missouri.
    16. A former settlement in Lassen County, California.
    17. A former settlement in Merced County, California.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Portuguese Cuba, possibly of Arabic origin.

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Cuba

  1. A village in Beja district, Portugal.

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AragoneseEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

AsturianEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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CatalanEdit

 
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Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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CebuanoEdit

NounEdit

Cuba

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)
  2. a surname

Central NahuatlEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cuba

  1. Cuba (a country in North America)

Classical NahuatlEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cuba

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

ReferencesEdit

  • Mancilla Sepúlveda, Héctor. (2000) Lecciones de Nahuatl, Hirata Editorial, México DF.

DanishEdit

 
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Cuba

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Cuba, of disputed origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈky.baː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Cu‧ba

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Cuba n

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean) [from late 16th c.]

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: Kuba

ExtremaduranEdit

 Cuba on Extremaduran Wikipedia

Proper nounEdit

Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

FrenchEdit

 
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Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

GalicianEdit

 
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Cuba f

  1. Cuba

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InterlinguaEdit

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Cuba

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

ItalianEdit

 
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Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From cubō (I lie down).

Proper nounEdit

Cuba f sg (genitive Cubae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess who protects the lying down of children
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cuba
Genitive Cubae
Dative Cubae
Accusative Cubam
Ablative Cubā
Vocative Cuba

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkuː.ba/, [ˈkuːbä] or IPA(key): /ˈku.ba/, [ˈkʊbä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈku.ba/, [ˈkuːbä]
  • Note: length of the vowel uncertain: New Latin borrowing of uncertain etymology with varying length treatment in modern languages.

Proper nounEdit

Cū̆ba f sg (genitive Cū̆bae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cū̆ba
Genitive Cū̆bae
Dative Cū̆bae
Accusative Cū̆bam
Ablative Cū̆bā
Vocative Cū̆ba
Locative Cū̆bae

ReferencesEdit

  • Cuba in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Cuba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

MirandeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Cuba

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Cuba

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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OccitanEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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PortugueseEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈku.bɐ/, [ˈku.bɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈku.bɐ/, [ˈku.βɐ]

Etymology 1Edit

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Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)
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Etymology 2Edit

Possibly from Arabic قُبَّة(qubba, small tower), or from cuba (cask).

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Cuba f

  1. A village and municipality of Beja district, Portugal.
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RomanianEdit

 
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Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Disputed; likely from Taíno cubao (abundant fertile land) or coabana (great place).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuba/, [ˈku.β̞a]
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Cuba f

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

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SwahiliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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Cuba

  1. Cuba (an island and country in the Caribbean)

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cuba n (genitive Cubas)

  1. Dated spelling of Kuba (Cuba).
    • 1899, John af Klercker, Cuba och dess frihetskamp: en kulturhistorisk studie: med 177 illustrationer och kartor [Cuba and its struggle for liberty: a cultural-historical study: with 177 illustrations and maps]‎[1], C.& E. Gernandt: