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Zimbabwe

Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (houses of stones) (see imba (house), ibwe (stone)), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /zɪmˈbɑːbweɪ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Zim‧ba‧bwe
    • (file)
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Particularly: "a Zimbabwe native speaking"

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. A country in Southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Zimbabwe. Formerly called Southern Rhodesia or Rhodesia.

Hypernyms edit

Translations edit

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Afrikaans edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa; capital: Harare)

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Chichewa edit

Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Zimbábwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

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Etymology edit

Derived from Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe n (indeclinable, related adjective zimbabwský, demonym Zimbabwan)

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

Further reading edit

  • Zimbabwe in Internetová jazyková příručka

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌzɪmˈbɑp.ʋə/, /ˌzɪmˈbɑ.bʋə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Zim‧bab‧we

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe n

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

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Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtsimbɑbwe/, [ˈts̠imbɑ̝bwe̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑbwe
  • Syllabification(key): tsim‧bab‧we

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

Declension edit

Inflection of Zimbabwe (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Zimbabwe
genitive Zimbabwen
partitive Zimbabwea
illative Zimbabween
singular plural
nominative Zimbabwe
accusative nom. Zimbabwe
gen. Zimbabwen
genitive Zimbabwen
partitive Zimbabwea
inessive Zimbabwessa
elative Zimbabwesta
illative Zimbabween
adessive Zimbabwella
ablative Zimbabwelta
allative Zimbabwelle
essive Zimbabwena
translative Zimbabweksi
abessive Zimbabwetta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Zimbabwe (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Zimbabweni
accusative nom. Zimbabweni
gen. Zimbabweni
genitive Zimbabweni
partitive Zimbabweani
inessive Zimbabwessani
elative Zimbabwestani
illative Zimbabweeni
adessive Zimbabwellani
ablative Zimbabweltani
allative Zimbabwelleni
essive Zimbabwenani
translative Zimbabwekseni
abessive Zimbabwettani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Zimbabwesi
accusative nom. Zimbabwesi
gen. Zimbabwesi
genitive Zimbabwesi
partitive Zimbabweasi
inessive Zimbabwessasi
elative Zimbabwestasi
illative Zimbabweesi
adessive Zimbabwellasi
ablative Zimbabweltasi
allative Zimbabwellesi
essive Zimbabwenasi
translative Zimbabweksesi
abessive Zimbabwettasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Zimbabwemme
accusative nom. Zimbabwemme
gen. Zimbabwemme
genitive Zimbabwemme
partitive Zimbabweamme
inessive Zimbabwessamme
elative Zimbabwestamme
illative Zimbabweemme
adessive Zimbabwellamme
ablative Zimbabweltamme
allative Zimbabwellemme
essive Zimbabwenamme
translative Zimbabweksemme
abessive Zimbabwettamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Zimbabwenne
accusative nom. Zimbabwenne
gen. Zimbabwenne
genitive Zimbabwenne
partitive Zimbabweanne
inessive Zimbabwessanne
elative Zimbabwestanne
illative Zimbabweenne
adessive Zimbabwellanne
ablative Zimbabweltanne
allative Zimbabwellenne
essive Zimbabwenanne
translative Zimbabweksenne
abessive Zimbabwettanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Zimbabwensa
accusative nom. Zimbabwensa
gen. Zimbabwensa
genitive Zimbabwensa
partitive Zimbabweaan
Zimbabweansa
inessive Zimbabwessaan
Zimbabwessansa
elative Zimbabwestaan
Zimbabwestansa
illative Zimbabweensa
adessive Zimbabwellaan
Zimbabwellansa
ablative Zimbabweltaan
Zimbabweltansa
allative Zimbabwelleen
Zimbabwellensa
essive Zimbabwenaan
Zimbabwenansa
translative Zimbabwekseen
Zimbabweksensa
abessive Zimbabwettaan
Zimbabwettansa
instructive
comitative

Derived terms edit

Hungarian edit

 Zimbabwe on Hungarian Wikipedia

Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈzimbɒbvɛ]
  • Hyphenation: Zim‧bab‧we
  • Rhymes: -vɛ

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Zimbabwe
accusative Zimbabwét
dative Zimbabwénak
instrumental Zimbabwéval
causal-final Zimbabwéért
translative Zimbabwévá
terminative Zimbabwéig
essive-formal Zimbabweként
essive-modal
inessive Zimbabwéban
superessive Zimbabwén
adessive Zimbabwénál
illative Zimbabwéba
sublative Zimbabwéra
allative Zimbabwéhoz
elative Zimbabwéból
delative Zimbabwéról
ablative Zimbabwétól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Zimbabwéé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Zimbabwééi
Possessive forms of Zimbabwe
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Zimbabwém
2nd person sing. Zimbabwéd
3rd person sing. Zimbabwéja
1st person plural Zimbabwénk
2nd person plural Zimbabwétok
3rd person plural Zimbabwéjuk

or somewhat less commonly

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Zimbabwe
accusative Zimbabwét
dative Zimbabwének
instrumental Zimbabwével
causal-final Zimbabwéért
translative Zimbabwévé
terminative Zimbabwéig
essive-formal Zimbabweként
essive-modal
inessive Zimbabwében
superessive Zimbabwén
adessive Zimbabwénél
illative Zimbabwébe
sublative Zimbabwére
allative Zimbabwéhez
elative Zimbabwéből
delative Zimbabwéről
ablative Zimbabwétől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Zimbabwéé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Zimbabwééi
Possessive forms of Zimbabwe
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Zimbabwém
2nd person sing. Zimbabwéd
3rd person sing. Zimbabwéje
1st person plural Zimbabwénk
2nd person plural Zimbabwétek
3rd person plural Zimbabwéjük

Derived terms edit

Italian edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): */d͡zimˈba.bwe/, (traditional) */d͡zimˈba.bu.e/[1]
  • Rhymes: -abwe, (traditional) -abue
  • Hyphenation: Zim‧bàb‧we

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe m

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Zimbabwe in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

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Polish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Zimbabwe, from Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /zimˈbab.vɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -abvɛ
  • Syllabification: Zim‧bab‧we

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe n (indeclinable)

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

Further reading edit

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English Zimbabwe, from Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe m

  1. Alternative form of Zimbabué: Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

Shona edit

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Zimbábwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

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Etymology edit

Derived from Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe n (genitive singular Zimbabwe)

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

References edit

  • Zimbabwe”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Swahili edit

Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

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Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Shona dzimba-dze-mabwe (house of stones), in reference to Great Zimbabwe.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Zimbabwe n (genitive Zimbabwes)

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)

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Tsonga edit

Noun edit

Zimbabwe

  1. Zimbabwe (a country in Southern Africa)