Belize

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Belice (atttested since 1677) as the name of the Belize River, probably from Mayan/Mopan Maya beliz (muddy water).[1] (An earlier suggestion, that it could be a Spanish pronunciation of the surname of Scottish buccaneer Peter Wallace, is now considered to be a myth.)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /bəˈliːz/, /bɛlˈiːz/, /beɪlˈiːz/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. An English-speaking country in Central America, formerly called British Honduras.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Twigg, Alan (2006) Understanding Belize: A Historical Guide, Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, →ISBN, pages 9–10, 38–45

Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ast

Proper noun[edit]

Belize m

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Breton[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Pronunciation[edit]

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Belize m

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize n

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize n

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbelitse/, [ˈbe̞lits̠e̞]
  • IPA(key): /ˈbelize/, [ˈbe̞lize̞]
  • IPA(key): /ˈbelise/, [ˈbe̞lis̠e̞]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Belize (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Belize
genitive Belizen
partitive Belizeä
illative Belizeen
singular plural
nominative Belize
accusative nom. Belize
gen. Belizen
genitive Belizen
partitive Belizeä
inessive Belizessä
elative Belizestä
illative Belizeen
adessive Belizellä
ablative Belizeltä
allative Belizelle
essive Belizenä
translative Belizeksi
instructive
abessive Belizettä
comitative
Possessive forms of Belize (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person Belizeni Belizemme
2nd person Belizesi Belizenne
3rd person Belizensä

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize ?

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Etymology[edit]

English Belize

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize n (genitive Belize')

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

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Hungarian[edit]

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 Belize on Hungarian Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Belize
accusative Belize-t
dative Belize-nek
instrumental Belize-zel
causal-final Belize-ért
translative Belize-zé
terminative Belize-ig
essive-formal Belize-ként
essive-modal
inessive Belize-ben
superessive Belize-en
adessive Belize-nél
illative Belize-be
sublative Belize-re
allative Belize-hez
elative Belize-ből
delative Belize-ről
ablative Belize-től
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Belize-é
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Belize-éi
Possessive forms of Belize
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Belize-em
2nd person sing. Belize-ed
3rd person sing. Belize-e
1st person plural Belize-ünk
2nd person plural Belize-etek
3rd person plural Belize-ük

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laczkó, Krisztina and Attila Mártonfi. Helyesírás (’Orthography’). Budapest: Osiris Kiadó, 2006. →ISBN

Interlingua[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper noun[edit]

Belize m

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize n (undeclinable)

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)
  2. Belize City (the largest city in Belize)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Belize in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize m or f

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Bèlīze m (Cyrillic spelling Бѐлӣзе)

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

Declension[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Belice (atttested since 1677) as the name of the Belize River, probably from Mayan/Mopan Maya beliz (muddy water).

Proper noun[edit]

Belize n (genitive Belizes)

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)

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Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Belize

  1. Belize (a country in Central America)