Belarus

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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 Белару́сь ‎(Bjelarúsʹ), Russian Белару́сь ‎(Belarúsʹ), Белору́ссия ‎(Belorússija).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Belarus

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

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Belarus m

  1. Belarus

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Portuguese[edit]

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Belarus f

  1. Belarus (a country in eastern Europe)

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