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Etymology

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Disputed; Guaraní urugua (shellfish) y (water) or uru (kind of bird) gua (from) y (water).

Pronunciation

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈjʊə.ɹə.ɡwaɪ/, /ˈʊɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈjʊɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/, /ˈʊɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Audio (US):(file)

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Uruguay

  1. A country in South America. Official name: Oriental Republic of Uruguay. Capital and largest city: Montevideo.

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Asturian

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  • IPA(key): /uɾuˈɡwai/, [u.ɾuˈɣ̞wai̯]

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Uruguay m

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)
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Central Huasteca Nahuatl

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

Central Nahuatl

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Borrowed from Spanish Uruguay.

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

Czech

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Uruguay f (related adjective uruguayský, demonym Uruguayec)

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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  • Uruguay in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Uruguay in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • Uruguay in Internetová jazyková příručka

Danish

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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Uruguay n

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

Finnish

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Etymology

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From Spanish Uruguay.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈuruɡʋɑi̯/, [ˈuruɡʋɑ̝i̯]

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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Inflection of Uruguay (Kotus type 21/rosé, no gradation)
nominative Uruguay
genitive Uruguayn
partitive Uruguayta
illative Uruguayhin
singular plural
nominative Uruguay
accusative nom. Uruguay
gen. Uruguayn
genitive Uruguayn
partitive Uruguayta
inessive Uruguayssa
elative Uruguaysta
illative Uruguayhin
adessive Uruguaylla
ablative Uruguaylta
allative Uruguaylle
essive Uruguayna
translative Uruguayksi
abessive Uruguaytta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Uruguay (Kotus type 21/rosé, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Uruguayni
accusative nom. Uruguayni
gen. Uruguayni
genitive Uruguayni
partitive Uruguaytani
inessive Uruguayssani
elative Uruguaystani
illative Uruguayhini
adessive Uruguayllani
ablative Uruguayltani
allative Uruguaylleni
essive Uruguaynani
translative Uruguaykseni
abessive Uruguayttani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Uruguaysi
accusative nom. Uruguaysi
gen. Uruguaysi
genitive Uruguaysi
partitive Uruguaytasi
inessive Uruguayssasi
elative Uruguaystasi
illative Uruguayhisi
adessive Uruguayllasi
ablative Uruguayltasi
allative Uruguayllesi
essive Uruguaynasi
translative Uruguayksesi
abessive Uruguayttasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Uruguaymme
accusative nom. Uruguaymme
gen. Uruguaymme
genitive Uruguaymme
partitive Uruguaytamme
inessive Uruguayssamme
elative Uruguaystamme
illative Uruguayhimme
adessive Uruguayllamme
ablative Uruguayltamme
allative Uruguayllemme
essive Uruguaynamme
translative Uruguayksemme
abessive Uruguayttamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Uruguaynne
accusative nom. Uruguaynne
gen. Uruguaynne
genitive Uruguaynne
partitive Uruguaytanne
inessive Uruguayssanne
elative Uruguaystanne
illative Uruguayhinne
adessive Uruguayllanne
ablative Uruguayltanne
allative Uruguayllenne
essive Uruguaynanne
translative Uruguayksenne
abessive Uruguayttanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Uruguaynsa
accusative nom. Uruguaynsa
gen. Uruguaynsa
genitive Uruguaynsa
partitive Uruguaytaan
Uruguaytansa
inessive Uruguayssaan
Uruguayssansa
elative Uruguaystaan
Uruguaystansa
illative Uruguayhinsa
adessive Uruguayllaan
Uruguayllansa
ablative Uruguayltaan
Uruguayltansa
allative Uruguaylleen
Uruguayllensa
essive Uruguaynaan
Uruguaynansa
translative Uruguaykseen
Uruguayksensa
abessive Uruguayttaan
Uruguayttansa
instructive
comitative

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French

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /y.ʁy.ɡwɛ/, /y.ʁy.ɡwe/
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Uruguay m

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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German

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Uruguay n (proper noun, genitive Uruguays or (optionally with an article) Uruguay)

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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Further reading

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  • Uruguay” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hungarian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈuruɡvaːj]
  • Hyphenation: Uru‧guay
  • Rhymes: -aːj

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Uruguay
accusative Uruguayt
dative Uruguaynak
instrumental Uruguayjal
causal-final Uruguayért
translative Uruguayjá
terminative Uruguayig
essive-formal Uruguayként
essive-modal
inessive Uruguayban
superessive Uruguayon
adessive Uruguaynál
illative Uruguayba
sublative Uruguayra
allative Uruguayhoz
elative Uruguayból
delative Uruguayról
ablative Uruguaytól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Uruguayé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Uruguayéi
Possessive forms of Uruguay
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Uruguayom
2nd person sing. Uruguayod
3rd person sing. Uruguaya
1st person plural Uruguayunk
2nd person plural Uruguayotok
3rd person plural Uruguayuk

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Italian

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from Spanish Uruguay.

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  • IPA(key): /u.ruˈɡwaj/
  • Rhymes: -aj
  • Hyphenation: U‧ru‧guày

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Uruguay m

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Flag of Uruguay

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)
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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)
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Portuguese

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Uruguay m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Uruguai.

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Etymology

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Disputed, either:

  • Guaraní urugua y (literally water shellfish), from urugua (shellfish) +‎ y (water); or
  • Guaraní uru gua y (literally type of water bird) from uru (type of bird) +‎ gua (from) +‎ y (water).

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  • IPA(key): /uɾuˈɡwai/ [u.ɾuˈɣ̞wai̯]
  • Audio (Peru); Uruguay; capital: Montevideo:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ai
  • Syllabification: U‧ru‧guay

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Uruguay m

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

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

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Uruguay n (genitive Uruguays)

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

Turkish

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

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Venetian

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Uruguay m

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)

Western Huasteca Nahuatl

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Uruguay

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America)