Continent in Funetik Inglish iz Kontinuhnt uv Continental Governments uv Lahz

Pronunciation

  • (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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