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Etymology edit

From Arabicالْكُوَيْت(al-kuwayt), diminutive of ⁧اَلْكُوت(al-kūt).

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kjuːˈweɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kuːˈweɪt/, /kʊˈweɪt/, enPR: ko͝o-wātʹ
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪt
  • enPR: ko͝o-wītʹ

Proper noun edit

Kuwait

  1. A country in Western Asia, in the Middle East. Official name: State of Kuwait. Capital: Kuwait City.
  2. Alternative form of Kuwait City: The capital city of Kuwait.

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Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Etymology edit

From Arabicالْكُوَيْت(al-kuwayt).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuwɑi̯t/, [ˈkuwɑ̝i̯t̪]
  • Rhymes: -uwɑit
  • Syllabification(key): Ku‧wait

Proper noun edit

Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

Declension edit

Inflection of Kuwait (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Kuwait
genitive Kuwaitin
partitive Kuwaitia
illative Kuwaitiin
singular plural
nominative Kuwait
accusative nom. Kuwait
gen. Kuwaitin
genitive Kuwaitin
partitive Kuwaitia
inessive Kuwaitissa
elative Kuwaitista
illative Kuwaitiin
adessive Kuwaitilla
ablative Kuwaitilta
allative Kuwaitille
essive Kuwaitina
translative Kuwaitiksi
abessive Kuwaititta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Kuwait (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kuwaitini
accusative nom. Kuwaitini
gen. Kuwaitini
genitive Kuwaitini
partitive Kuwaitiani
inessive Kuwaitissani
elative Kuwaitistani
illative Kuwaitiini
adessive Kuwaitillani
ablative Kuwaitiltani
allative Kuwaitilleni
essive Kuwaitinani
translative Kuwaitikseni
abessive Kuwaitittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kuwaitisi
accusative nom. Kuwaitisi
gen. Kuwaitisi
genitive Kuwaitisi
partitive Kuwaitiasi
inessive Kuwaitissasi
elative Kuwaitistasi
illative Kuwaitiisi
adessive Kuwaitillasi
ablative Kuwaitiltasi
allative Kuwaitillesi
essive Kuwaitinasi
translative Kuwaitiksesi
abessive Kuwaitittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kuwaitimme
accusative nom. Kuwaitimme
gen. Kuwaitimme
genitive Kuwaitimme
partitive Kuwaitiamme
inessive Kuwaitissamme
elative Kuwaitistamme
illative Kuwaitiimme
adessive Kuwaitillamme
ablative Kuwaitiltamme
allative Kuwaitillemme
essive Kuwaitinamme
translative Kuwaitiksemme
abessive Kuwaitittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kuwaitinne
accusative nom. Kuwaitinne
gen. Kuwaitinne
genitive Kuwaitinne
partitive Kuwaitianne
inessive Kuwaitissanne
elative Kuwaitistanne
illative Kuwaitiinne
adessive Kuwaitillanne
ablative Kuwaitiltanne
allative Kuwaitillenne
essive Kuwaitinanne
translative Kuwaitiksenne
abessive Kuwaitittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Kuwaitinsa
accusative nom. Kuwaitinsa
gen. Kuwaitinsa
genitive Kuwaitinsa
partitive Kuwaitiaan
Kuwaitiansa
inessive Kuwaitissaan
Kuwaitissansa
elative Kuwaitistaan
Kuwaitistansa
illative Kuwaitiinsa
adessive Kuwaitillaan
Kuwaitillansa
ablative Kuwaitiltaan
Kuwaitiltansa
allative Kuwaitilleen
Kuwaitillensa
essive Kuwaitinaan
Kuwaitinansa
translative Kuwaitikseen
Kuwaitiksensa
abessive Kuwaitittaan
Kuwaitittansa
instructive
comitative

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuːvaɪ̯t/
  • IPA(key): /ˈkuːvɛɪ̯t/, /kuˈvɛɪ̯t/, /kuˈvaɪ̯t/ (less common)
  • (file)

Proper noun edit

Kuwait n (proper noun, genitive Kuwaits or (optionally with an article) Kuwait)

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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  • IPA(key): /kuˈwajt/, /kuˈwɛjt/, /kuˈwejt/, /kuˈvajt/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ajt, -ɛjt, -ejt
  • Hyphenation: Ku‧wàit

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Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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References edit

  1. ^ Kuwait in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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A view of the marina in Kuwait.

Etymology edit

From Arabicالْكُوَيْت(al-kuwayt), diminutive of ⁧اَلْكُوت(al-kūt).

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Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)
    Kuwait er et ørkenland
    Kuwait is a desert country
  2. Kuwait (the capital city of Kuwait)

Usage notes edit

The capital city is usually just referred to as Kuwait, but might also be called Kuwait by (Kuwait city) to differentiate it from the name of the country.

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References edit

  • Kuwait” in Store norske leksikon

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Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kuˈaj.t͡ʃi/ [kʊˈaɪ̯.t͡ʃi]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /kuˈaj.te/ [kʊˈaɪ̯.te]

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Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kuˈwait/ [kuˈwai̯t̪], /kuˈbait/ [kuˈβ̞ai̯t̪]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ait
  • Syllabification: Ku‧wait

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Kuwait m

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Kuwait n (genitive Kuwaits)

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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Kuwait

  1. Kuwait (a country in Western Asia, in the Middle East)

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