See also: malawi, mälawi, Malaŵi, and Maláwi

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məˈlɑːwi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /məˈlɑːwi/, /mɑːˈlɑːwi/
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Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. A country in Southern Africa, previously named Nyasaland. Official name: Republic of Malawi

HolonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

 
Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia af

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi

CatalanEdit

 
Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi

ChichewaEdit

 
Chichewa Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ny

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈɽá.w⁽ᵝ⁾i/

Proper nounEdit

Maláŵi

  1. Malawi

CzechEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malawi n

  1. Malawi

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi

DeclensionEdit

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
instructive
abessive Malawitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Malawi (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Malawini Malawimme
2nd person Malawisi Malawinne
3rd person Malawinsa

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

PronunciationEdit

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Malawi n (genitive Malawis)

  1. Malawi (a country in East Africa)

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

 
Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

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

DeclensionEdit

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

Derived termsEdit


ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper nounEdit

Malawi m

  1. Malawi

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Malawi, from Chichewa malawi.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malawi n (indeclinable)

  1. Malawi

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malawi m

  1. Malawi (a country in southeastern Africa)

SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malawi ?

  1. Alternative spelling of Malaui

SwahiliEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Southern Africa)

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SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Malawi n (genitive Malawis)

  1. Malawi

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Malaui (Malawi).

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi, a country in Africa.

Yucatec MayaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Malaui (Malawi).

Proper nounEdit

Malawi

  1. Malawi (a country in Africa)