Moldova

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly ultimately from Gothic 𐌼𐌿𐌻𐌳𐌰 (mulda, dust, mud), via Moldavia. See Name of Moldova for more information.

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Moldova

  1. A country in Europe, situated between Romania to the west and Ukraine to the east, north and south. Official name: Republic of Moldova (Romanian: Republica Moldova).
  2. A region in eastern Romania adjacent to the country of Moldova, once part of the principality of Moldova

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Asturian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Moldova ?

  1. Moldova (country)

Finnish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Moldova

  1. Moldova

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Galician[edit]

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Moldova f

  1. Moldova

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Moldova

  1. Moldavia

Latvian[edit]

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Moldova (Eiropā)
Moldovas karogs

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Romanian Moldova, from the name of the Moldova river. The origin of this word is unclear. The suffix -ova is probably of Slavic origin. The stem may come from Gothic 𐌼𐌿𐌻𐌳𐌰 (mulda, dust, mud) (compare the river Mulde in Germany, and also Moldau, the German name of the Czech river Vltava). Or it may be related to Romanian molid (spruce), though the loss of the i in this word is difficult to explain. (A folk etymology, mentioned by Dimitrie Cantemir, derives it from Molda, the name of Price Dragoș's dog who drowned in the Moldova River while attempting to hunt an aurochs, prompting the prince to name the river after him.)

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Moldova f (4th declension)

  1. Moldova (country in Eastern Europe, with Chișinău as its capital)
    Moldovas karogs — the flag of Moldova
    Moldovas prezidents — the president of Moldova
    Moldova atrodas starp Rumāniju un UkrainuMoldova is located between Romania and Ukraine

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Maltese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Il-Moldova f

  1. Moldova

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Norwegian[edit]

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Moldova

  1. Moldova

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Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly ultimately from Gothic 𐌼𐌿𐌻𐌳𐌰 (mulda, dust, mud); compare the river Mulde in Germany and Moldau, the German name of the river Vltava, which may be of related origin. A folk etymology, according to Dimitrie Cantemir, derives it from the name of the Moldova River, which was supposedly named by Prince Dragoș after his hound, Molda, who drowned in it while attempting to hunt an aurochs. Other attempts have been made to link it to molid (spruce), but the phonetic transition seems uncertain. The suffix -ova seems to be of Slavic origin.

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Moldova f

  1. Moldova (the river)
  2. Moldova (the country, oficial name "Republica Moldova")
  3. Moldova (the region within Romania, adjacent to the country of the same name)

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gender f uncountable
Nom/Acc Moldova
Gen/Dat Moldovei

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