peninsula

See also: península and peninsulă

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin paenīnsula, from paene (almost), and īnsula (island).

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peninsula (plural peninsulas or peninsulae)

  1. (geography) A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.
    Synonyms: byland, cape, chersonese, half-island, headland, ness

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LatinEdit

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pēnīnsula f (genitive pēnīnsulae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of paenīnsula ("peninsula").

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pēnīnsula pēnīnsulae
Genitive pēnīnsulae pēnīnsulārum
Dative pēnīnsulae pēnīnsulīs
Accusative pēnīnsulam pēnīnsulās
Ablative pēnīnsulā pēnīnsulīs
Vocative pēnīnsula pēnīnsulae

ReferencesEdit

  • peninsula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • peninsula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • peninsula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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peninsula (plural peninsulae)

  1. A peninsula.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish península.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pe‧nin‧su‧la
  • IPA(key): /pɛˌninsuˈla/, [pɛˌninsʊˈla]

NounEdit

penínsulá

  1. peninsula
    Synonym: tangway

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