Belarus

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ (white) + -a- (connecting morpheme) + Old East Slavic Русь (Rusĭ, Ruthenia); The stem bel- is cognate with Balt- (Baltic), from Lithuanian baltas (white). Compare Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ), Russian Белару́сь (Belarúsʹ), Белору́ссия (Belorússija).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹuːs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹus/, [ˌbɛlɪ̈ˈɹus]
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Belarus

  1. A country in Europe. Official name: Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Рэспу́бліка Белару́сь (Respúblika Bjelarúsʹ)).

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DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌbeː.laːˈrus/, /ˌbeː.laːˈrys/, /ˌbeː.laːˈrʏs/, /ˌbɛː.laːˈrus/, /ˌbɛː.laːˈrys/, /ˌbɛː.laːˈrʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Be‧la‧rus

Proper nounEdit

Belarus n

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)
    Synonyms: Wit-Rusland, (rare) Belaroes, (obsolete) Wit-Roethenië

Usage notesEdit

  • As designation for the country of Belarus, the term was popularised by the mainstream media and official websites following the 2020 Belarusian protests, partially displacing the older Wit-Rusland.

NounEdit

Belarus m (plural Belarussen, diminutive Belarusje n, feminine Belarussische)

  1. Belarusian (male or of unspecified gender)
    Synonym: Wit-Rus

Usage notesEdit

  • As designation for an inhabitant of Belarus, the term was popularised by the mainstream media and official websites following the 2020 Belarusian protests, partially displacing the older Wit-Rus.

NounEdit

Belarus m (plural Belarussen, diminutive Belarusje n)

  1. A make of tractor, named for Belarus
    • 1964 October 17, Nieuwsblad van het Noorden[1] (advertisement), Groningen, page 21:
      Wij staan op de Landbouwtentoonstelling te Zuidlaren met Belarus traktoren. Voor de laagst denkbare prijs in Nederland
      We will be present at the Agricultural Exhibition in Zuidlaren with Belarus tractors. At the lowest price imaginable in the Netherlands

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbeːlaˌʁʊs/, /ˈbɛlaˌʁʊs/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Belarus n (proper noun, genitive Belarus' or (with an article) Belarus)

  1. (officialese) Belarus (a country in Eastern Europe)
    Synonyms: Weißrussland, (obsolete) Weißruthenien, (East Germany) Belorußland

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MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Belarus m

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)
    Synonym: Belarussja

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Belarus f

  1. Belarus (a country in eastern Europe)
    Synonym: Bielorrússia

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Belarus n (genitive Belarus)

  1. Belarus (a country in eastern Europe)

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TagalogEdit

 
Tagalog Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tl

EtymologyEdit

From English Belarus or Spanish Belarús.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Be‧la‧rus
  • IPA(key): /belaˈɾus/, [belɐˈɾus]

Proper nounEdit

Belarús

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)

UzbekEdit

 
Uzbek Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia uz
Other scripts
Cyrillic Беларусь (Belarusь)
Latin Belarus
Perso-Arabic

EtymologyEdit

From Russian Белару́сь (Belarúsʹ), from Belarusian Белару́сь (Bjelarúsʹ).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Belarus

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)

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