Islande

EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Islande

  1. partitive plural of Island

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Icelandic Ísland, from Old Norse íss (ice) + land (land, country).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /i.slɑ̃d/
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Proper nounEdit

Islande f

  1. Iceland (a country in Europe)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: Ισλανδία f (Islandía)

LatvianEdit

 Islande on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Islande (Eiropā)
 
Islandes karogs

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Icelandic Ísland (Iceland), probably via other European languages. The more recent spelling (Īslande, with a long ī) apparently reflects the original Icelandic pronunciation better.

PronunciationEdit

(file)

Proper nounEdit

Islande f (5th declension)

  1. Iceland (a country in Europe)
    Islandes karogsthe flag of Iceland
    Nīderlandes karalienethe queen of the Netherlands
    Islande jeb Īslande ir salu valsts Atlantijas okeāna ziemeļos starp Grenlandi, Norvēģiju un Britu salāmIceland (Islande or Īslande) is an island country in the north of the Atlantic Ocean between Greenland, Norway and the British Isles

Usage notesEdit

The forms with a long ī (Īslande and derived terms, like īslandietis, īslandisks, etc.) have been recently (in 2007) proposed as correct, but the forms with a short i (Islande, islandietis, islandisks, etc.) are still more frequently used.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Ísland, from íss (ice) + land (land, country).

Proper nounEdit

Islande f

  1. (Jersey) Iceland (a country in Europe)

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Islande

  1. locative singular of Island