Weißrussland

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Etymology[edit]

From weiß (white) +‎ Russland (Russia), a calque of Russian Белору́ссия (Belorússija). Cognate with Dutch Wit-Rusland, Afrikaans Wit-Rusland, Alemannic German Wiissrussland, English White Russia, Danish Hviderusland, Faroese Hvítarussland, Swedish Vitryssland, Norwegian Bokmål Hviterussland, Norwegian Nynorsk Kviterussland, Icelandic Hvíta-Rússland, Limburgish Wit-Rusland, among others.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪ̯sˌʁʊslant/
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  • IPA(key): /ˌvaɪ̯sˈʁʊslant/ (less common)
  • Hyphenation: Weiß‧russ‧land

Proper noun[edit]

Weißrussland n (genitive Weißrusslands)

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)

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