Maldives

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

"Malé Islands", from Malé, the name of the main island (of uncertain etymology), plus -diva, -dive, "island", probably related to Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpa) "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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Proper nounEdit

Maldives f pl

  1. Maldives

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Maldives f pl (plural only)

  1. Maldives

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