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See also: land, länd, lǟnd, and -land

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EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Land

  1. A surname​.
    • 2012, Peter Moormann, Music and Game: Perspectives on a Popular Alliance (page 82)
      After the success of Secret of Monkey Island (1990), composer Michael Land longed for a more flexible system to integrate his music into a game.

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AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

“Heath-dweller; pasture-dweller”, probably from lëndë (matter, timber), connected to lëndinë (pasture, grassland).

Proper nounEdit

Land m

  1. A male given name.

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

  • IPA(key): /lant/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant

NounEdit

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

  1. country (territory of a nation)
  2. state, province (political division of a federation retaining a notable degree of autonomy)
  3. land (real estate or landed property)
  4. land (part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water)
  5. country, countryside (rural area, as opposed to a town or city)

Usage notesEdit

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

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Further readingEdit

  • Land in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lant, from Old High German lant, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Land n (plural Lenner)

  1. land
  2. country

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Land n (plural Länner)

  1. (uncountable) land
  2. country

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Land, Dutch land, English land.

NounEdit

Land n (plural Lenner)

  1. land
  2. country
  3. soil, garden bed