Belarus

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See also: Bélarus and Bêlarus

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Slavic *bel (white) + -a- (connecting morpheme) + Русь (Rusĭ, Ruthenia); The stem bel- is cognate with Balt- (Baltic), from Lithuanian baltas (white). Compare Belarusian Беларусь (Belarús’), Russian Беларусь (Belarús’), Белоруссия (Belorússija).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹuːs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹus/, /ˌbeɪləˈɹus/, [ˌbɛlɪ̈ˈɹus], [ˌbeɪ̯lɪ̈ˈɹus]
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Belarus

  1. A country in Europe. Official name: Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Рэспублiка Беларусь (Respublika Bjelarusʹ)).

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Galician[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus f

  1. Belarus

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Belarus m

  1. Belarus

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Portuguese[edit]

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Belarus f

  1. Belarus (country)

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