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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, the Republic of Paraguay; its territory
    • 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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Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay

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Paraguay n

  1. Paraguay

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑrɑɡʋɑi̯/, [ˈpɑrɑɡʋɑi̯]

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Paraguay

  1. Paraguay

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

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Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay

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PronunciationEdit

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

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Paraguay n (genitive Paraguays)

  1. Paraguay

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Paraguay m

  1. Paraguay

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Flag of Paraguay

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Paraguay

  1. Paraguay

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Paraguay

  1. Paraguay

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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Paraguay f

  1. Paraguay
  2. Paraguay River

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Paraguay n (genitive Paraguays)

  1. Paraguay