Hvítarussland

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkvʊitaˌrʊsland]

Proper nounEdit

Hvítarussland n

  1. Belarus (a country in Europe)

DeclensionEdit

n8 -land Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Hvítarussland
Accusative
Dative Hvítarusslandi
Genitive Hvítarusslands