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 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.

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Wales

  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 South Yorkshire, England.
  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.

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  • (constituent country): Welsh

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Czech[edit]

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Wales m

  1. Wales

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

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Wales n

  1. Wales (country)

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Estonian[edit]

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Wales

  1. Wales

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wales

  1. Wales

Declension[edit]

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

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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Wales n ‎(genitive Wales')

  1. Wales

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Indonesian[edit]

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Wales

  1. Wales

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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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

  1. Wales