país

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See also: pais, páis, paîs, Páis, païs, and παῖς

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

país m (plural países)

  1. country

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French pays, from Old French païs, from Medieval Latin pagensis, from Latin pāgus (country), from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-. See related terms.

Noun[edit]

país m (plural països)

  1. country, land (a set region of land having particular human occupation or agreed limits)
  2. country (the territory of a nation, especially an independent nation state)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

país

  1. first-person singular imperfect subjunctive form of pair
  2. third-person singular imperfect subjunctive form of pair

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pays, from Old French païs, from Medieval Latin pagensis, from Latin pāgus (country), from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

país m (plural países)

  1. country
    • 1978, Emilio González López, Grandeza e decadencia do reino de Galicia, Editorial Galaxia (→ISBN), page 88:
      Na segunda fase, no século IX, cambea radicalmente a situación verbo das relacións entre Galicia e a corte asturiana, na que o noso país ten xa unha influencia decisiva.
      In the second phase, during the 9th century, the situation changes radically in regards to the relations of Galicia and the Asturian Court, in which our country has already a decisive influence
    Cada país seu uso, cada roca seu fuso. (proverb)
    when in Rome, do as the Romans do
    (literally, “Each country has its usage, each distaff its spindle.”)
    Synonym: terra
  2. countryside

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Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese país.

Noun[edit]

país

  1. country

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pays, from Old French païs, from Medieval Latin pagensis, from Latin pāgus (country), from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-.

Noun[edit]

país m (plural païses)

  1. country

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pays, from Old French païs, from Medieval Latin pagensis, from Latin pāgus (country).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

país m (plural países)

  1. country; nation (a sovereign polity)
    O Uruguai era uma colónia, depois uma província, e hoje um país.
    Uruguay was a colony, then a province, and today a country.
  2. country; land (a region inhabited by a particular people or characterised by a certain feature)
    Estamos em país montanhoso.We are in a mountainous land.
    País BascoBasque Country
    Alice no País das Maravilhas.Alice in Wonderland.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:país.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pays, from Old French païs, from Medieval Latin pagensis, from Latin pāgus (country). Equivalent to pago +‎ -ense.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

país m (plural países)

  1. country (the territory of a nation)
  2. country, land (a set region of land having particular human occupation or agreed limits)
    El País de las MaravillasWonderland

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