Scandinavia

EnglishEdit

 
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Scandinavia (red) and the Nordic countries (red, orange, and yellow)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Scandināvia, from Proto-Germanic *Skadinawjō (Scadia island) (compare Old English Sċedeniġ, Old Norse Skáney > Swedish Skåne (southern tip of Sweden, Scania)), with the suffix *awjō (island) (compare Old English īġ, īeġ (island), whence dialectal modern English ey; Old Norse ey (island)). Doublet of Scania.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /skændɪˈneɪvi.ə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪviə

Proper nounEdit

Scandinavia

  1. Denmark, Norway, and Sweden collectively and sometimes Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands.
  2. (geographic) The Scandinavian Peninsula

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Scandināvia, from Proto-Germanic *Skadinawjō (Scadia island).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skan.diˈna.vja/
  • Rhymes: -avja
  • Hyphenation: Scan‧di‧nà‧via

Proper nounEdit

Scandinavia f

  1. Scandinavia, specifically:
  2. (politics, cultural, linguistic, etc.) Denmark, Norway, and Sweden collectively
    1. (geographic) the Scandinavian Peninsula

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LatinEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *Skadinawjō (Scadia island), from *awjō (island).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Scandināvia f sg (genitive Scandināviae); first declension

  1. Scandinavia
  2. a large and fertile island in Northern Europe, perhaps Zealand or Scania

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Scandināvia
Genitive Scandināviae
Dative Scandināviae
Accusative Scandināviam
Ablative Scandināviā
Vocative Scandināvia
Locative Scandināviae

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: Scandinavia

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