What is another word for kivu?

Pronunciation: [kˈɪvuː] (IPA)

Kivu is a Swahili word that refers to a lake situated between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. There are several synonyms for Kivu that can be used to refer to the lake. Lake Kivu is sometimes called Rwandan Kivu as it is shared between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Another synonym for Kivu is the freshwater lake, as it is one of only three large lakes in the African Great Lakes region that is freshwater and not saline. Additionally, it is sometimes referred to as a volcanic lake, as it is positioned on the path of a volcanic rift, leading it to form from volcanic activity.

Synonyms for Kivu:

  • n.

    Lake Kivu object
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  • Reverse Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
      nord-kivu, sud-kivu.

What are the hypernyms for Kivu?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    basin, lake, Great Lakes Region, water body, geographic feature, natural feature, African body of water, African lake.

What are the holonyms for Kivu?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Kivu

He would continue straight to Wongolo instead of investigating the kivu country, where zu Pfeiffer might perhaps have another opportunity to cause more trouble.
Charles Beadle

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