See also: Bikini

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French bikini, named after the place name Bikini, from English Bikini, the name of the atoll where the United States tested nuclear weapons in July 1946; it was reckoned that the bathing suit would cause as much excitement as a nuclear bomb. This name was originally from German Bikini, the colonial name of the atoll as part of German New Guinea, and this was derived from Marshallese Pikinni.

 
Woman wearing a red bikini.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɪˈkiːni/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːni

NounEdit

bikini (plural bikinis)

  1. A brief two-piece bathing suit worn by women, especially one that exposes the midriff and navel.[1]
    • 1950, "In the Swim", Time, 2 Oct 1950:
      Cole has little but scorn for France's famed Bikini bathing suits. Explains he: " French girls, have short legs. Swimsuits have to be hiked up at the sides to make their legs look longer. "
  2. A brief bathing suit worn by men.
    • 2004, Cathy Crimmons How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization - p. 202
      We high-schoolers didn't understand why death came in the form of a gorgeous young man with muscles in a skimpy bikini.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bikini.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bi‧ki‧ni

NounEdit

bikini

  1. a monokini; the lower part of a bikini
  2. a bikini; a two-piece

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:bikini.


DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French bikini, named after the place name Bikini, from English Bikini, the name of the atoll where the United States tested nuclear weapons in July 1946; it was reckoned that the bathing suit would cause as much excitement as a nuclear bomb. This name was originally from German Bikini, the colonial name of the atoll as part of German New Guinea, and this was derived from Marshallese Pikinni.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /biˈki.ni/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ki‧ni
  • Rhymes: -ini

NounEdit

bikini m (plural bikini's, diminutive bikinietje n)

  1. bikini

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after the place name Bikini, from Bikini, the name of the atoll where the United States tested nuclear weapons in July 1946; it was reckoned that the bathing suit would cause as much excitement as an atom bomb. This name was originally from German Bikini, the colonial name of the atoll as part of German New Guinea, and this was derived from Marshallese Pikinni.

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NounEdit

bikini m (plural bikinis)

  1. bikini

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: bikini
  • English: bikini
  • German: Bikini
  • Portuguese: biquíni
  • Spanish: biquini

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bikini.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bikini m (invariable)

  1. bikini

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bikini

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ビキニ

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

bikini m (plural bikinis)

  1. (Jersey) bikini

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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NounEdit

bikini m (definite singular bikinien, indefinite plural bikinier, definite plural bikiniene)

  1. a bikini

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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NounEdit

bikini m (definite singular bikinien, indefinite plural bikiniar, definite plural bikiniane)

  1. a bikini

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English bikini, from French bikini.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bikini n (indeclinable)

  1. bikini

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Further readingEdit

  • bikini in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • bikini in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bikini.

NounEdit

bikini n (uncountable)

  1. bikini

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bikini.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bǐkiːni/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ki‧ni

NounEdit

bìkīni m (Cyrillic spelling бѝкӣни)

  1. bikini

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bikini” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bikini.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /biˈkini/, [biˈki.ni]

NounEdit

bikini m (plural bikinis)

  1. bikini
  2. (Catalonia) ham and cheese sandwich

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bikini, after the placename Bikini, originally from Marshallese Pikinni.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bikini c

  1. bikini

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bikini 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bikini bikinin bikinier, bikinis bikiniernas
Genitive bikinis bikinins bikiniers, bikinis bikinirnas, bikiniernas

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bikini.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bikini (definite accusative bikiniyi, plural bikiniler)

  1. bikini

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative bikini
Definite accusative bikiniyi
Singular Plural
Nominative bikini bikiniler
Definite accusative bikiniyi bikinileri
Dative bikiniye bikinilere
Locative bikinide bikinilerde
Ablative bikiniden bikinilerden
Genitive bikininin bikinilerin
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular bikinim bikinilerim
2nd singular bikinin bikinilerin
3rd singular bikinisi bikinileri
1st plural bikinimiz bikinilerimiz
2nd plural bikininiz bikinileriniz
3rd plural bikinileri bikinileri
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular bikinimi bikinilerimi
2nd singular bikinini bikinilerini
3rd singular bikinisini bikinilerini
1st plural bikinimizi bikinilerimizi
2nd plural bikininizi bikinilerinizi
3rd plural bikinilerini bikinilerini
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular bikinime bikinilerime
2nd singular bikinine bikinilerine
3rd singular bikinisine bikinilerine
1st plural bikinimize bikinilerimize
2nd plural bikininize bikinilerinize
3rd plural bikinilerine bikinilerine
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular bikinimde bikinilerimde
2nd singular bikininde bikinilerinde
3rd singular bikinisinde bikinilerinde
1st plural bikinimizde bikinilerimizde
2nd plural bikininizde bikinilerinizde
3rd plural bikinilerinde bikinilerinde
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular
2nd singular
3rd singular
1st plural
2nd plural
3rd plural
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular
2nd singular
3rd singular
1st plural
2nd plural
3rd plural

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