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EnglishEdit

 
A crowd blowing vuvuzelas.
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Zulu vuvuzela (to make a vu vu noise), from the /vuː/ sound the horns make.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /vuːvuːˈzɛlə/ or /vuːvuːˈzeɪlə/
  • (US) /vuːvuːˈzeɪlə/

NounEdit

vuvuzela (plural vuvuzelas)

  1. A trumpet-shaped horn, now usually plastic, that produces a loud buzzing sound.
    • 2006, Weekend Argus July 15
      When the Manchester United squad walked through the arrival gates at Durban International yesterday, most players heard a vuvuzela for the first time.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed shortly before the South African world cup from English vuvuzela, from Zulu vuvuzela.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vu.vuˈzeː.laː/, [vu.vuˈzeː.la(ː)]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vu‧vu‧ze‧la

NounEdit

 
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vuvuzela m (plural vuvuzela's, diminutive vuvuzelaatje n)

  1. vuvuzela [from 2009]

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

vuvuzela

  1. vuvuzela

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of vuvuzela (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelat
genitive vuvuzelan vuvuzeloiden
vuvuzeloitten
vuvuzelojen
partitive vuvuzelaa vuvuzeloita
vuvuzeloja
illative vuvuzelaan vuvuzeloihin
singular plural
nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelat
accusative nom. vuvuzela vuvuzelat
gen. vuvuzelan
genitive vuvuzelan vuvuzeloiden
vuvuzeloitten
vuvuzelojen
vuvuzelainrare
partitive vuvuzelaa vuvuzeloita
vuvuzeloja
inessive vuvuzelassa vuvuzeloissa
elative vuvuzelasta vuvuzeloista
illative vuvuzelaan vuvuzeloihin
adessive vuvuzelalla vuvuzeloilla
ablative vuvuzelalta vuvuzeloilta
allative vuvuzelalle vuvuzeloille
essive vuvuzelana vuvuzeloina
translative vuvuzelaksi vuvuzeloiksi
instructive vuvuzeloin
abessive vuvuzelatta vuvuzeloitta
comitative vuvuzeloineen

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vuvuzela f (plural vuvuzelas)

  1. vuvuzela

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NounEdit

 
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vuvuzela f (invariable)

  1. vuvuzela

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vuvuzela f (plural vuvuzelas)

  1. vuvuzela

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vuvuzȅla f (Cyrillic spelling вувузе̏ла)

  1. vuvuzela

SlovakEdit

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vuvuzela f (genitive singular vuvuzely, nominative plural vuvuzely, declension pattern of žena)

  1. vuvuzela

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Zulu vuvuzela (to make a vu vu noise), from the /vuː/ sound the horns make.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /bubuˈθela/, [buβuˈθela]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /bubuˈsela/, [buβuˈsela]

NounEdit

vuvuzela f (plural vuvuzelas)

  1. vuvuzela

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vuvuzela c

  1. vuvuzela

DeclensionEdit

Declension of vuvuzela 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelan vuvuzelor vuvuzelorna
Genitive vuvuzelas vuvuzelans vuvuzelors vuvuzelornas

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vuvuzela (definite accusative vuvuzelayı, plural vuvuzelalar)

  1. vuvuzela

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative vuvuzela
Definite accusative vuvuzelayı
Singular Plural
Nominative vuvuzela vuvuzelalar
Definite accusative vuvuzelayı vuvuzelaları
Dative vuvuzelaya vuvuzelalara
Locative vuvuzelada vuvuzelalarda
Ablative vuvuzeladan vuvuzelalardan
Genitive vuvuzelanın vuvuzelaların