Schweiz

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

From German Schweiz

Proper noun[edit]

Schweiz n

  1. Switzerland (sovereign country)

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Etymology[edit]

From Schwyz, the canton for which Switzerland is named.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃvaɪ̯ts/
  • (Austria)
    (file)
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Schweiz f (genitive Schweiz)

  1. Switzerland (Swiss Confederation)

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most German country names (that are usually neuter), Schweiz is feminine, and requires the use of the definite article:

Die Schweiz findet man in den Alpen.
One finds Switzerland in the Alps.
In der Schweiz wird Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch und Rätoromanisch gesprochen.
In Switzerland German, French, Italian and Romansch are spoken.

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Schweiz f

  1. Switzerland (country)
    Sie wohne in de Schweiz.
    They live in Switzerland.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Schweiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Schweiz c (genitive Schweiz)

  1. Switzerland

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