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Based on Malé Islands; from Malé, the name of the main island (from Dhivehiމާލެ(māle)) + Prakrit 𑀤𑀻𑀯 (dīva, island), from Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpá).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɒl.diːvz/, /ˈmɔːl.diːvz/, /ˈmɔːl.daɪvz/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɔl.daɪvz/, /ˈmæl.daɪvz/, (cot-caught merger also) /ˈmɑl.daɪvz/, /-divz/
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the Maldives pl

  1. An archipelago and country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of India. Official name: Republic of Maldives. Capital: Malé.

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Maldives f pl (plural only)

  1. Maldives (an archipelago and country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of India)

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Maldives f pl (plural only)

  1. Maldives (an archipelago and country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of India)

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Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English Maldives.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmaldiv/, [ˈmal.div]

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Maldives (Jawi spellingمالديۏ⁩)

  1. Maldives (an archipelago and country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of India)

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