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Nigeria

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From Niger +‎ -ia, coined by British journalist Flora Shaw in 1897.

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Nigeria

  1. A country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger. Official name: Federal Republic of Nigeria. Capital: Abuja. Largest city: Lagos.

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Nigeria

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

Danish

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Nigeria

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

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Dutch

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Borrowed from English Nigeria.

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Nigeria n

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

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Finnish

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Etymology

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From English Nigeria.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈniɡeriɑ/, [ˈniɡe̞ˌriɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -iɑ
  • Syllabification(key): Ni‧ge‧ri‧a

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Nigeria

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

Declension

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Inflection of Nigeria (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Nigeria
genitive Nigerian
partitive Nigeriaa
illative Nigeriaan
singular plural
nominative Nigeria
accusative nom. Nigeria
gen. Nigerian
genitive Nigerian
partitive Nigeriaa
inessive Nigeriassa
elative Nigeriasta
illative Nigeriaan
adessive Nigerialla
ablative Nigerialta
allative Nigerialle
essive Nigeriana
translative Nigeriaksi
abessive Nigeriatta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Nigeria (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Nigeriani
accusative nom. Nigeriani
gen. Nigeriani
genitive Nigeriani
partitive Nigeriaani
inessive Nigeriassani
elative Nigeriastani
illative Nigeriaani
adessive Nigeriallani
ablative Nigerialtani
allative Nigerialleni
essive Nigerianani
translative Nigeriakseni
abessive Nigeriattani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Nigeriasi
accusative nom. Nigeriasi
gen. Nigeriasi
genitive Nigeriasi
partitive Nigeriaasi
inessive Nigeriassasi
elative Nigeriastasi
illative Nigeriaasi
adessive Nigeriallasi
ablative Nigerialtasi
allative Nigeriallesi
essive Nigerianasi
translative Nigeriaksesi
abessive Nigeriattasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Nigeriamme
accusative nom. Nigeriamme
gen. Nigeriamme
genitive Nigeriamme
partitive Nigeriaamme
inessive Nigeriassamme
elative Nigeriastamme
illative Nigeriaamme
adessive Nigeriallamme
ablative Nigerialtamme
allative Nigeriallemme
essive Nigerianamme
translative Nigeriaksemme
abessive Nigeriattamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Nigerianne
accusative nom. Nigerianne
gen. Nigerianne
genitive Nigerianne
partitive Nigeriaanne
inessive Nigeriassanne
elative Nigeriastanne
illative Nigeriaanne
adessive Nigeriallanne
ablative Nigerialtanne
allative Nigeriallenne
essive Nigeriananne
translative Nigeriaksenne
abessive Nigeriattanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Nigeriansa
accusative nom. Nigeriansa
gen. Nigeriansa
genitive Nigeriansa
partitive Nigeriaansa
inessive Nigeriassaan
Nigeriassansa
elative Nigeriastaan
Nigeriastansa
illative Nigeriaansa
adessive Nigeriallaan
Nigeriallansa
ablative Nigerialtaan
Nigerialtansa
allative Nigerialleen
Nigeriallensa
essive Nigerianaan
Nigerianansa
translative Nigeriakseen
Nigeriaksensa
abessive Nigeriattaan
Nigeriattansa
instructive
comitative

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Nigeria.

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Nigeria m

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)
    Synonym: République fédérale du Nigeria

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German

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Nigeria n (proper noun, genitive Nigerias or (optionally with an article) Nigeria)

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)
    Synonym: Bundesrepubik Nigeria

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Italian

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  • IPA(key): /niˈd͡ʒɛ.rja/
  • Rhymes: -ɛrja
  • Hyphenation: Ni‧gè‧ria

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Nigeria f

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

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Latin

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Nigēria f sg (genitive Nigēriae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

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First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Nigēria
Genitive Nigēriae
Dative Nigēriae
Accusative Nigēriam
Ablative Nigēriā
Vocative Nigēria

Norwegian Bokmål

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Nigeria

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)
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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Nigeria

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)
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Polish

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  • IPA(key): /ɲiˈɡɛ.rja/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛrja
  • Syllabification: Ni‧ge‧ria

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Nigeria f

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

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adjective
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Further reading

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  • Nigeria in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish

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  • IPA(key): /niˈxeɾja/ [niˈxe.ɾja]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -eɾja
  • Syllabification: Ni‧ge‧ria

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Nigeria f

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

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Nigeria

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)

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Swedish

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Nigeria n (genitive Nigerias)

  1. Nigeria (a country in West Africa, south of the country of Niger)
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