India

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See also: india and Índia

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India

  1. The letter I in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

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A map of the Republic of India, not including disputed territory
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin India, from Ancient Greek Ἰνδία (Indía), from Ἰνδός (Indós, Indus River), from Old Persian 𐏃𐎡𐎯𐎢𐏁 (hindūš) (Persian هند (Hend)) from Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu, a river, stream).

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India (plural Indias)

  1. A country in Southern Asia, official name Republic of India, and its territory.
  2. (chiefly historical, proscribed in modern use) An area of land in Southern Asia, traditionally delimited by the Himalayas and the Indus river; the Indian subcontinent.
  3. (historical, often "British India") A territory of the British Empire, chiefly comprising the modern day countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Burma.
  4. (Discuss(+) this sense) (historical, chiefly in the plural "Indies") The Americas
  5. The letter I in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Usage notes[edit]

When discussing the pre-modern history of South Asia, naming the entire subcontinent India is common. For discussing the current states, which include the Republic of India, this can cause offense and confusion and is usually avoided with the terms Indian Subcontinent or South Asia.

At times when multiple countries existed in South Asia, these have sometimes been pluralised as Indias or Indies. The word Indies survives in some place names such as East Indies and West Indies but is otherwise obsolete.

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Asturian[edit]

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India f

  1. India (country)

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Dutch[edit]

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India n

  1. India (country)

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Faroese[edit]

Republic of India

Etymology[edit]

From Latin India, from Ancient Greek Ἰνδία (Indía), from Ἰνδός (Indós, Indus River), from Old Persian 𐏃𐎡𐎯𐎢𐏁 (hindūš) (Persian هند (Hend)) from Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu, a river, stream).

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India n

  1. India

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative India
Accusative India
Dative India
Genitive India

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Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia hu

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India

  1. India

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Irish[edit]

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an India f (genitive India)

  1. India

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Always preceded by the definite article.

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Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
India nIndia hIndia tIndia
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

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India f (plural Indie)

  1. India
  2. (in the plural): the Indies

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Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia la

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India f (genitive Indiae); first declension

  1. India

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First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative India
genitive Indiae
dative Indiae
accusative Indiam
ablative Indiā
vocative India
locative Indiae

Malagasy[edit]

Malagasy Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia mg

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India

  1. India

Norwegian[edit]

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India

  1. India

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Romanian[edit]

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India f

  1. India (country)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia es

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India f

  1. India