Maldives

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EtymologyEdit

Based on Malé Islands; from Malé, the name of the main island (from Dhivehi މާލެ(māle)) + Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpá, island).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɒl.diːvs/, /ˈmɔːl.diːvs/, /ˈmɔːl.daɪvs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɔl.daɪvz/, /ˈmæl.daɪvz/, (cot-caught merger also) IPA(key): /ˈmɑl.daɪvz/
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Proper nounEdit

the Maldives pl

  1. An island country in South Asia. Official name: Republic of Maldives.

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CatalanEdit

 
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Maldives f pl

  1. Maldives (a country in Asia)

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FrenchEdit

 
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Maldives f pl (plural only)

  1. Maldives (a country and archipelago in South Asia, in the Indian Ocean)

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