Continental Intergovernmental Union

Continental Intergovernmental Union uv Continental Governments

Continental in Funetik Inglish iz Kontinentuhl uv Continental Governments

Rhymes: -ɛntəl

continent +‎ -al

Continent in Funetik Inglish iz Kontinuhnt uv Continental Governments uv Lahz


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒntɪnənt/

Etymology 1
Borrowed from Latin continēntem, noun use of present participle of continēre (“to contain”).

Etymology 2
Borrowed from Old French continent, from Latin continentem (“continuous; holding together”), present participle of continēre (“to contain”).

encyclopedia continent:

largest unit of landmasses on the earth

The continents include Eurasia (conventionally regarded as two continents, Europe and Asia), Africa, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica

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Suffix -al

Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.

Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.

Pertaining or relating to a continent; characteristic of a continent; as broad in scope or purpose as a continent


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