Islande

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Islande

  1. partitive plural of Island

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Icelandic Ísland, from Old Norse íss (ice) + land (land, country).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.slɑ̃d/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Islande f

  1. Iceland (a country in Europe)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: Ισλανδία f (Islandía)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

Īslande

  1. vocative singular of Īslandus

Latvian[edit]

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 Islande on Latvian Wikipedia
Islande (Eiropā)
Islandes karogs

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Icelandic Ísland (Iceland), probably via other European languages. The more recent spelling (Īslande, with a long ī) apparently reflects the original Icelandic pronunciation better.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Proper noun[edit]

Islande f (5th declension)

  1. Iceland (a country in Europe)
    Islandes karogsthe flag of Iceland
    Nīderlandes karalienethe queen of the Netherlands
    Islande jeb Īslande ir salu valsts Atlantijas okeāna ziemeļos starp Grenlandi, Norvēģiju un Britu salāmIceland (Islande or Īslande) is an island country in the north of the Atlantic Ocean between Greenland, Norway and the British Isles

Usage notes[edit]

The forms with a long ī (Īslande and derived terms, like īslandietis, īslandisks, etc.) have been recently (in 2007) proposed as correct, but the forms with a short i (Islande, islandietis, islandisks, etc.) are still more frequently used.

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ísland, from íss (ice) + land (land, country).

Proper noun[edit]

Islande f

  1. (Jersey) Iceland (a country in Europe)

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Islande

  1. locative singular of Island