See also: malawi, mälawi, Malaŵi, and Maláwi

English

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Malawi

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Said to be from Chichewa malawi (flames), after the appearance of the sunrise over Lake Malawi; also possibly from Maravi, the name of an early Malawi tribe, or from an old name for a lake. Chosen by Hastings Banda in 1964.

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Malawi

  1. A country in Southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Malawi.
    Synonym: (historical) Nyasaland

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Afrikaans

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa; capital: Lilongwe)

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Catalan

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

Chichewa

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Chosen by Hastings Banda in 1964, ostensibly from malaŵí (flames).

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  • IPA(key): /maˈɽá.w⁽ᵝ⁾i/

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Maláŵi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

Czech

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Malawi n (indeclinable, related adjective malawský or malawiský, demonym Malawijec)

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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  • Malawi in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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Finnish

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Etymology

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From Chichewa malawi.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑlɑwi/, [ˈmɑ̝lɑ̝wi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlɑwi
  • Syllabification(key): Ma‧la‧wi

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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Inflection of Malawi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Malawi
genitive Malawin
partitive Malawia
illative Malawiin
singular plural
nominative Malawi
accusative nom. Malawi
gen. Malawin
genitive Malawin
partitive Malawia
inessive Malawissa
elative Malawista
illative Malawiin
adessive Malawilla
ablative Malawilta
allative Malawille
essive Malawina
translative Malawiksi
abessive Malawitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Malawi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Malawini
accusative nom. Malawini
gen. Malawini
genitive Malawini
partitive Malawiani
inessive Malawissani
elative Malawistani
illative Malawiini
adessive Malawillani
ablative Malawiltani
allative Malawilleni
essive Malawinani
translative Malawikseni
abessive Malawittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Malawisi
accusative nom. Malawisi
gen. Malawisi
genitive Malawisi
partitive Malawiasi
inessive Malawissasi
elative Malawistasi
illative Malawiisi
adessive Malawillasi
ablative Malawiltasi
allative Malawillesi
essive Malawinasi
translative Malawiksesi
abessive Malawittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Malawimme
accusative nom. Malawimme
gen. Malawimme
genitive Malawimme
partitive Malawiamme
inessive Malawissamme
elative Malawistamme
illative Malawiimme
adessive Malawillamme
ablative Malawiltamme
allative Malawillemme
essive Malawinamme
translative Malawiksemme
abessive Malawittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Malawinne
accusative nom. Malawinne
gen. Malawinne
genitive Malawinne
partitive Malawianne
inessive Malawissanne
elative Malawistanne
illative Malawiinne
adessive Malawillanne
ablative Malawiltanne
allative Malawillenne
essive Malawinanne
translative Malawiksenne
abessive Malawittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Malawinsa
accusative nom. Malawinsa
gen. Malawinsa
genitive Malawinsa
partitive Malawiaan
Malawiansa
inessive Malawissaan
Malawissansa
elative Malawistaan
Malawistansa
illative Malawiinsa
adessive Malawillaan
Malawillansa
ablative Malawiltaan
Malawiltansa
allative Malawilleen
Malawillensa
essive Malawinaan
Malawinansa
translative Malawikseen
Malawiksensa
abessive Malawittaan
Malawittansa
instructive
comitative

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Malawi n (proper noun, genitive Malawis or (optionally with an article) Malawi)

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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Hungarian

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  • IPA(key): [ˈmɒlɒvi]
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧la‧wi
  • Rhymes: -vi

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)
    Synonym: Malawi Köztársaság

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Malawi
accusative Malawit
dative Malawinak
instrumental Malawival
causal-final Malawiért
translative Malawivá
terminative Malawiig
essive-formal Malawiként
essive-modal
inessive Malawiban
superessive Malawin
adessive Malawinál
illative Malawiba
sublative Malawira
allative Malawihoz
elative Malawiból
delative Malawiról
ablative Malawitól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Malawié
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Malawiéi
Possessive forms of Malawi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Malawim
2nd person sing. Malawid
3rd person sing. Malawija
1st person plural Malawink
2nd person plural Malawitok
3rd person plural Malawijuk

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Italian

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Malawi m

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)
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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)
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Polish

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Borrowed from English Malawi, from Chichewa malawi.

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  • IPA(key): /maˈla.vi/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -avi
  • Syllabification: Ma‧la‧wi

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Malawi n (indeclinable)

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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  • Malawi in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Malawi m

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

Spanish

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Malawi ?

  1. Alternative spelling of Malaui: Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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Swedish

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Malawi n (genitive Malawis)

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)
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Tagalog

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Borrowed from Spanish Malaui (Malawi).

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Malawi (Baybayin spelling ᜋᜎᜏᜒ)

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

Yoruba

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 Màláwì on Yoruba Wikipedia
 
Màláwì

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Borrowed from English Malawi.

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Màláwì

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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From Spanish Malaui (Malawi).

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Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)