archipelago
[ˌɑːkɪˈpɛləɡəʊ]
NOUN
archipelagoes (plural noun) · archipelagos (plural noun)
  1. an extensive group of islands.
    "the Indonesian archipelago"
    • a sea or stretch of water having many islands.
Origin
early 16th century: from Italian arcipelago, from Greek arkhi- ‘chief’ + pelagos ‘sea’. The word was originally used as a proper name ( the Archipelago ‘the Aegean Sea’): the general sense arose because the Aegean Sea is notable for its large numbers of islands.
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How to use archipelago in a sentence?
they were gunkholing through the coral archipelago.
the Indonesian archipelago.
How to say archipelago in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans groep
Arabic (NOUN)أرخبيل, الارخبيل
Bangla দ্বীপপুঞ্জের
Bosnian (Latin) arhipelag
Bulgarian (NOUN)архипелаг
Cantonese (Traditional) 群島
Catalan (NOUN)arxipèlag
Chinese Simplified 群岛
Chinese Traditional 群島
Croatian (NOUN)arhipelag, otočje, akvatorija
Czech (NOUN)souostroví
Danish (NOUN)øgruppen, øhav, skærgård, øhavet, øerne
Dutch (NOUN)archipel, eilandengroep, scherenkust
Estonian (NOUN)saarestikus
Fijian sa voleka
Filipino kapuluan
Finnish (NOUN)saaristo
French (NOUN)archipel
German (NOUN)Archipel, Schären, Inselgruppe
Greek (NOUN)αρχιπέλαγος, σύμπλεγμα
Haitian Creole gwoup zile
Hebrew (NOUN)ארכיפלג, הארכיפלג
Hindi (NOUN)द्वीपसमूह
Hungarian (NOUN)szigetcsoport
Indonesian (NOUN)nusantara, Kepulauan
Italian (NOUN)arcipelago
Japanese (NOUN)列島, 群島, 諸島
Kiswahili Funguvisiwa
Korean (NOUN)열도, 군도
Latvian (NOUN)arhipelāgā
Lithuanian (NOUN)salynas, archipelagas
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)Kepulauan
Maltese arċipelagu
Norwegian Bokmål skjærgården
Persian (NOUN)مجمعالجزایر
Polish (NOUN)archipelagu
Portuguese (NOUN)arquipélago, archipiélago
Querétaro Otomi Archipiélago ar
Romanian (NOUN)arhipelagul
Russian (NOUN)архипелаг
(ADJECTIVE)архипелагу
Serbian (Cyrillic) архипелаг
Serbian (Latin) arhipelag
Slovak (NOUN)súostrovia
Slovenian (NOUN)arhipelag, otočje
Spanish (NOUN)archipiélago
Swedish (NOUN)skärgård, arkipelagen, övärlden, ögrupp
Tamil தீவுக்
Telugu ఆర్చాపీగో
Thai หมู่เกาะ
Tongan ngata'anga
Turkish (NOUN)Takımadaları
Ukrainian (NOUN)архіпелаг
Urdu مجموعہ الجزائر
Vietnamese (NOUN)quần đảo
Yucatec Maya Archipiélago u
Malagasy isan'
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