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

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹuːs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbɛləˈɹus/, /ˌbeɪləˈɹus/, [ˌbɛlɪ̈ˈɹus], [ˌbeɪ̯lɪ̈ˈɹus]
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Belarus

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

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Belarus m

  1. Belarus

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Belarus f

  1. Belarus (a country in eastern Europe)

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