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Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

From German Schweiz

Proper nounEdit

Schweiz

  1. Switzerland (sovereign country)

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GermanEdit

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

EtymologyEdit

From Schwyz, the canton for which Switzerland is named.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃvaɪ̯ts/
  • (Austria)
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Proper nounEdit

Schweiz f (genitive Schweiz)

  1. Switzerland (Swiss Confederation)

Usage notesEdit

Unlike most German country names (that are usually neuter), Schweiz is feminine, and requires the use of the definite article:

Die Schweiz findet man in den Alpen.
One finds Switzerland in the Alps.
In der Schweiz wird Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch und Rätoromanisch gesprochen.
In Switzerland German, French, Italian and Romansch are spoken.

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PronunciationEdit

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Schweiz f

  1. Switzerland (country)
    Sie wohne in de Schweiz.
    They live in Switzerland.

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Schweiz

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Schweiz n

  1. Switzerland

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