Belarus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ (white) + -a- (connecting morpheme) + Old East Slavic Русь (Rusĭ, Ruthenia); The stem bel- is cognate with Balt- (Baltic), from Lithuanian baltas (white). Compare Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ), Russian Белару́сь (Belarúsʹ), Белору́ссия (Belorússija).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹuːs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹus/, [ˌbɛlɪ̈ˈɹus]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus

  1. A country in Europe. Official name: Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Рэспу́бліка Белару́сь (Respúblika Bjelarúsʹ)).

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbeː.laːˈrus/, /ˌbeː.laːˈrys/, /ˌbeː.laːˈrʏs/, /ˌbɛ-/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Be‧la‧rus

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus n

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)
    Synonyms: Wit-Rusland, (rare) Belaroes, (obsolete) Wit-Roethenië

Usage notes[edit]

  • As designation for the country of Belarus, the term was popularised by the mainstream media and official websites following the 2020 Belarusian protests, partially displacing the older Wit-Rusland.

Noun[edit]

Belarus m (plural Belarussen, diminutive Belarusje n, feminine Belarussische)

  1. Belarusian (male or of unspecified gender)
    Synonym: Wit-Rus

Usage notes[edit]

  • As designation for an inhabitant of Belarus, the term was popularised by the mainstream media and official websites following the 2020 Belarusian protests, partially displacing the older Wit-Rus.

Noun[edit]

Belarus m (plural Belarussen, diminutive Belarusje n)

  1. A make of tractor, named for Belarus
    • 1964 October 17, Nieuwsblad van het Noorden[1] (advertisement), Groningen, page 21:
      Wij staan op de Landbouwtentoonstelling te Zuidlaren met Belarus traktoren. Voor de laagst denkbare prijs in Nederland
      We will be present at the Agricultural Exhibition in Zuidlaren with Belarus tractors. At the lowest price imaginable in the Netherlands

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbeːlaˌʁʊs/, /ˈbɛlaˌʁʊs/

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus n (genitive Belarus)

  1. (officialese) Belarus (a country in Eastern Europe)
    Synonyms: Weißrussland, (obsolete) Weißruthenien, (East Germany) Belorußland

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Belarus m

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)
    Synonym: Belarussja

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus f

  1. Belarus (a country in eastern Europe)
    Synonym: Bielorrússia

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus n (genitive Belarus)

  1. Belarus (a country in eastern Europe)

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Tagalog[edit]

Tagalog Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tl

Etymology[edit]

From English Belarus.

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)
    Synonyms: Belarusya, Rusoblanka

Uzbek[edit]

Uzbek Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia uz
Other scripts
Cyrillic Беларусь
Roman Belarus
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Белару́сь (Belarúsʹ), from Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belarus

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)

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