Espanha

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan Espanha, from Latin Hispānia.

Proper noun[edit]

Espanha f

  1. Spain (a country in Southern Europe, including most of the Iberian peninsula)
    Synonym: Espanh

Derived terms[edit]

Old Galician-Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin Hispānia, possibly derived from the Punic אי שפן (I-Shaphan, coast of hyraxes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Espanha f

  1. the Iberian Peninsula (a peninsula in Southern Europe)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: España
  • Galician: España
  • Portuguese: Espanha

Further reading[edit]

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hispānia. Compare Old Spanish Espanna and Old Galician-Portuguese Espanna.

Proper noun[edit]

Espanha f (nominative singular Espanha)

  1. the Iberian Peninsula (a peninsula in Southern Europe)

Descendants[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Espanha

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese Espanha (Iberian Peninsula), from Latin Hispānia, possibly derived from the Punicאי שפן(I-Shaphan, coast of hyraxes). Doublet of Hispânia.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /isˈpɐ̃.ɲɐ/ [isˈpɐ̃.j̃ɐ], /esˈpɐ̃.ɲɐ/ [esˈpɐ̃.j̃ɐ]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /iʃˈpɐ̃.ɲɐ/ [iʃˈpɐ̃.j̃ɐ], /eʃˈpɐ̃.ɲɐ/ [eʃˈpɐ̃.j̃ɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /esˈpɐ.ɲa/
 

Proper noun[edit]

Espanha f (plural Espanhas)

  1. Spain (a country in Southern Europe, including most of the Iberian peninsula; official name: Reino de Espanha)
  2. (obsolete or poetic, usually in the plural) Iberian Peninsula

Usage notes[edit]

In European usage, Espanha belongs to a small group of place names (along with França, Inglaterra and Itália) which can be used without the definite article when governed by a preposition: Viveu muito tempo em Espanha.

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