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Land

See also: land

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Land

  1. A surname​.

Derived termsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from lëndë 'matter, timber', connected to lëndinë 'pasture, grassland'.

Proper nounEdit

Land m

  1. A male given name
  2. heath or pasture dweller
Related termsEdit

Alemannic GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Land n (plural Länder)

  1. land
  2. country

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lant, from Old High German lant, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Compare Dutch, English, and Danish land, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳 (land).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Land n (genitive Landes or Lands, plural Länder or Lande)

  1. a country.
  2. a state which is part of a country.
  3. land (real estate).
  4. the land, the dry portion of the earth's surface.
  5. the countryside.

Usage notesEdit

  • The normal plural is Länder.
  • The plural Lande is archaic or poetic. It is occasionally used in modern German to mean "countryside, vast areas", e.g. die weiten Lande Sibiriens – "the wide lands of Siberia".

DeclensionEdit

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External linksEdit

  • Land in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German lant, from Proto-Germanic *landą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Land n (plural Länner)

  1. (uncountable) land
  2. country