Irland

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See also: Írland

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Írland, from Írar m pl (Irishmen), see irer.

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Irland

  1. Ireland (a country in Europe)
    Irland er en ø og et land i Vesteuropa.
    Ireland is an island and a country in Western Europe.

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪrlant/, [ˈʔɪʁ.lant], [ˈʔɪɐ̯-]
  • Note that, while Ire and irisch have a long vowel, Irland has a short one.
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Proper noun[edit]

Irland n (proper noun, genitive Irlands or (optionally with an article) Irland, plural (rare) Irlande)

  1. Ireland (an island and country in Western Europe)
    • 1856, Albert Werfer, Leben ausgezeichneter Katholiken der drei letzten Jahrhunderte. Vierzehntes Bändchen: Leben und Wirken des Daniel O'Connell, page 56:
      Und diese drei feindlichen Lager sollten nun auf einmal in Eins verschmolzen, beide Irlande sollten mit sich und mit England zu Einem unzertrennlichen Ganzen verbunden werden.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English Īr- + land or Middle Irish Éire + land. See Ireland.

Proper noun[edit]

Irland

  1. Ireland

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Riksvåpen, Republikken Irland

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Írland.

Proper noun[edit]

Irland

  1. Ireland (an island in Europe)
  2. Ireland (a country in Europe)
    Synonym: (full name) Republikken Irland

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Írland.

Proper noun[edit]

Irland

  1. Ireland (an island in Europe)
  2. Ireland (a country in Europe)
    Synonym: (full name) Republikken Irland

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Īras (the Irish) and land (land, country). The first element could also be an unattested singular form *Īr.

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Īrland n

  1. Ireland

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Írland.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪr.land/
  • Hyphenation: Ir‧land

Proper noun[edit]

Irland n (genitive Irlands)

  1. Ireland (an island in Europe)
  2. Ireland (a country in Europe)

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