Paraguay

See also: paraguay

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Disputed; from Guaraní Payagua (Pajagua tribe) i (water) or para (river) guái (crown) or para (river) gua (from) y (water).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/, /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/, /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/, /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay

  1. A country in South America. Official name: Republic of Paraguay.
    • 1670, Richard Blome, in “America, the Fourth Part” of A Geographical Description of the Four Parts of the World, 30:
      Sanson in his Geographical Table hath divided this AMERICA MERIDIONALIS into PERUVIANA, and BRASLIANA [sic], subdividing Peruviana into Terra Firma, and Peru; and Brasiliana, into Brazile, and Paraguay; the first division is taken by a line which from the mouth of the Amazona, goes to seek the utmost part of Chili towards the South, ...
  2. Paraguay River, a river in South America that flows into the Paraná

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TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit


Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

CzechEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

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Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay n

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

FinnishEdit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑrɑɡuɑi̯/, [ˈpɑrɑˌɡuɑi̯]
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑrɑɡʋɑi̯/, [ˈpɑrɑɡʋɑi̯]
  • Syllabification: Pa‧ra‧gu‧ay

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Paraguay (Kotus type 21/rosé, no gradation)
nominative Paraguay
genitive Paraguayn
partitive Paraguayta
illative Paraguayhin
singular plural
nominative Paraguay
accusative nom. Paraguay
gen. Paraguayn
genitive Paraguayn
partitive Paraguayta
inessive Paraguayssa
elative Paraguaysta
illative Paraguayhin
adessive Paraguaylla
ablative Paraguaylta
allative Paraguaylle
essive Paraguayna
translative Paraguayksi
instructive
abessive Paraguaytta
comitative
Possessive forms of Paraguay (type rosé)
possessor singular plural
1st person Paraguayni Paraguaymme
2nd person Paraguaysi Paraguaynne
3rd person Paraguaynsa

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pa.ʁa.ɡwɛ/, /pa.ʁa.ɡwe/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

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GermanEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa(ː)raˌɡu̯aɪ̯/, [ˈpaʁaˌɡʋaɪ̯], [ˈpaːʁa-], [-ɡuˌaɪ̯]
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay n (genitive Paraguays)

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈpɒrɒɡvaːj]
  • Hyphenation: Pa‧ra‧guay
  • Rhymes: -aːj

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Paraguay
accusative Paraguayt
dative Paraguaynak
instrumental Paraguayjal
causal-final Paraguayért
translative Paraguayjá
terminative Paraguayig
essive-formal Paraguayként
essive-modal
inessive Paraguayban
superessive Paraguayon
adessive Paraguaynál
illative Paraguayba
sublative Paraguayra
allative Paraguayhoz
elative Paraguayból
delative Paraguayról
ablative Paraguaytól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Paraguayé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Paraguayéi
Possessive forms of Paraguay
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Paraguayom
2nd person sing. Paraguayod
3rd person sing. Paraguaya
1st person plural Paraguayunk
2nd person plural Paraguayotok
3rd person plural Paraguayuk

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ItalianEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Flag of Paraguay

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Proper nounEdit

 
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Paraguay

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Guaraní Paraguay, formed either from para (sea) + gúa (bordering) or from paraguã (crown of feathers) + y (river).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paɾaˈɡwai/, [paɾaˈɣwai̯]
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)
  2. Paraguay River (a major river in South America)

Usage notesEdit

The definite article is optional when referring to Paraguay in Spanish (i.e. el Paraguay).

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SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paraguay n (genitive Paraguays)

  1. Paraguay (a country in South America)