Wales

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English[edit]

a map of the British Isles, showing the United Kingdom in green and Wales in darker green
Welsh kingdoms c. 1039

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Wales, from Old English Wēalas, plural of wealh (foreigner, Welshman), from Proto-Germanic *walhaz (foreigner), probably from Latin Volcae, the name of a Celtic tribe in Gaul. Compare the second element in Cornwall, and also Gaul.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales (plural Waleses)

  1. One of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom, formerly a principality
  2. (historical) The area in which the Welsh language and culture predominated, roughly coincident with the modern country.
  3. A surname​.
  4. A city in Alaska.
  5. A village in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England (OS grid ref SK4883).
  6. A town in Maine.
  7. A town in Massachusetts.
  8. A town in New York.
  9. A city in North Dakota.
  10. A submerged ghost town in Ontario, Canada.
  11. A town in Utah.
  12. A village in Wisconsin.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • (constituent country): Welsh

Translations[edit]

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales m

  1. Wales

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales n

  1. Wales (country)

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwei̯ls/, [ˈwe̞i̯ls̠]
  • IPA(key): /ˈwɑles/, [ˈwɑle̞s̠] (rare)

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales

Declension[edit]

  • When written:
Inflection of Wales (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Wales
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesia
illative Walesiin
singular plural
nominative Wales
accusative nom. Wales
gen. Walesin
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesia
inessive Walesissa
elative Walesista
illative Walesiin
adessive Walesilla
ablative Walesilta
allative Walesille
essive Walesina
translative Walesiksi
instructive
abessive Walesitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Wales (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Walesini Walesimme
2nd person Walesisi Walesinne
3rd person Walesinsa
  • When spoken:
Inflection of Wales (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Wales
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesiä
illative Walesiin
singular plural
nominative Wales
accusative nom. Wales
gen. Walesin
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesiä
inessive Walesissä
elative Walesistä
illative Walesiin
adessive Walesillä
ablative Walesiltä
allative Walesille
essive Walesinä
translative Walesiksi
instructive
abessive Walesittä
comitative
Possessive forms of Wales (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Walesini Walesimme
2nd person Walesisi Walesinne
3rd person Walesinsä

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /veːls/, /vɛɪ̯ls/, /wɛɪ̯ls/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Wales n (genitive Wales')

  1. Wales

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Hungarian[edit]

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 Wales on Hungarian Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From English Wales.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales (a country in the United Kingdom)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Wales
accusative Walest
dative Walesnek
instrumental Walesszel
causal-final Walesért
translative Walesszé
terminative Walesig
essive-formal Walesként
essive-modal
inessive Walesben
superessive Walesen
adessive Walesnél
illative Walesbe
sublative Walesre
allative Waleshez
elative Walesből
delative Walesről
ablative Walestől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Walesé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Waleséi
Possessive forms of Wales
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Walesem
2nd person sing. Walesed
3rd person sing. Walese
1st person plural Walesünk
2nd person plural Walesetek
3rd person plural Walesük

Derived terms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English Wēalas, plural of wealh; equivalent to wale (outsider) +‎ -es.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales (country that is a constituent part of the United Kingdom)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Wales
  • Scots: Wales

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales (a country within the United Kingdom)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales (a country within the United Kingdom)

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Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales ?

  1. Wales (a country in northwestern Europe, a constituent country of the United Kingdom)

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales n (genitive Wales)

  1. Wales