See also: land

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Land

  1. A surname​.

Derived termsEdit

  • Land Camera

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit
  • Landi

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

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.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

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 land of Siberia. Otherwise, Länder is the plural of Land in all its meanings.

Derived termsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Land n (plural Länner)

  1. (uncountable) land
  2. country
Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 00:28