Andes

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See also: andes, andés, and ändes

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Andes, perhaps from Quechua andi (high crest).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ănʹdēz, IPA(key): /ˈæn.diːz/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

the Andes

  1. A mountain range in western South America.

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Andes m pl

  1. Andes

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Andes, or alternatively Latin Andes.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑn.dɛs/, /ˈɑn.dəs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: An‧des

Proper noun[edit]

de Andes pl

  1. the Andes [from late 16th c.]
    • 1596, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, Itinerario, voyage ofte schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien 1579-1592, Vol. 3, C.P. Burger & F.W.T. Hunger (eds.), Martinus Nijhoff (publ. 1934), page 176.
      Soo zijn dan die grensen oost ende zuyden Argyropolis, nae den nederganck die zuyder Zee, nae't noorden die Province Pastoa, dit landt wordt afghedeelt in driederley deelen, in Planitiem, Sierras, Andes, dat is in even ofte plat landt aen die Zee ligghende, in berghen ofte in berghachtighe landen, die midden door't landt strecken, ende in Peru over het gheberchte nae't oosten.
      The borders are like this: to the east and south Argyropolis (name of a river), to the descent to the south the sea, to the north the Province Pastoa, this land is divided into three parts, into Planitiem, Sierras, Andes, that is into level or flat land lying next to the sea, into mountains or into mountainous lands, that range across the middle of the lands, and into Pery over the mountains to the east.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Andes f pl

  1. the Andes

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Galician[edit]

Galician Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Andes m pl

  1. Andes

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Andes, from Quechua andi.

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Andes m pl

  1. Andes (a mountain range in South America)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Quechua andi (high crest).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈandes/, [ˈãn̪d̪es]

Proper noun[edit]

los Andes m pl

  1. the Andes

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