Lithuania

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English[edit]

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Location of Lithuania

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌlɪθ.(j)uˈeɪ.ni.ə/, /ˌlɪθˈweɪ.ni.ə/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪniə

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Lituania, which is a loanword from Slavic Литъва (Litъva) which is a loanword from Old Lithuanian Lietuva. It has been speculated that the name comes from the rivulet Lietauka[1], although archeological evidence does not corroborate this hypothesis.

Proper noun[edit]

Lithuania

  1. A country in north-eastern Europe. Official name: Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika).

Translations[edit]

  1. ^ Zigmas Zinkevičius, Lietuvos senosios valstybės 40 svarbiausių mįslių, Vilnius, 2011, p. 111

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Acehnese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English Lithuania.

Proper noun[edit]

Lithuania

  1. Lithuania