Eiland

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German eylant, which is borrowed from Old Frisian eiland. Compare Dutch eiland, Icelandic eyland.

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Eiland n (genitive Eilands or Eilandes, plural Eilande)

  1. (elevated) island

Usage notes[edit]

The word is sometimes used in literary style in order to avoid repetition of Insel, e.g. in a geographical description. Otherwise, it is poetic.

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Low German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Eiland f (plural Eilannen)

  1. island

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References[edit]

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, ISBN 978-3-529-03000-0, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)