See also: wales and Wales'

English edit

 
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a map of the British Isles, showing the United Kingdom in green and Wales in darker green
 
Welsh kingdoms c. 1039

Etymology edit

From Middle English Wales, from Old English Wēalas, plural of wealh (Celt, Welsh person), from Proto-Germanic *walhaz (Celt, Roman). Compare the second element in Cornwall, and also Gaul.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Wales (countable and uncountable, plural Waleses)

  1. One of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom, formerly a principality
  2. (historical) The area in which the Welsh language and culture predominated, roughly coincident with the modern country.
  3. A surname.
  4. A village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England (OS grid ref SK4883).
  5. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A city in Alaska.
    2. A town in Maine.
    3. A town in Massachusetts.
    4. A town in New York.
    5. A city in North Dakota.
    6. A town in Utah.
    7. A village in Wisconsin.
  6. A submerged ghost town in Ontario, Canada.

Synonyms edit

Related terms edit

  • (constituent country): Welsh

Translations edit

Anagrams edit

Czech edit

 
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Wales m inan (related adjective waleský or velšský)

  1. Wales (a constituent country of the United Kingdom)

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • Wales in Internetová jazyková příručka

Danish edit

Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales

Dutch edit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

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Wales n

  1. Wales (country)

Anagrams edit

Estonian edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English Wales.

Pronunciation edit

Since this is an unadapted borrowing, there is no set pronunciation, it depends on the speaker's knowledge of English. The most common version seen is:

  • IPA(key): /ˈvei̯ls/, [ˈvei̯ls]

Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales
    Synonym: (rare) Kõmrimaa

Declension edit

Declension of Wales (ÕS type 22e/riik, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative Wales
accusative nom.
gen. Walesi
genitive
partitive Walesi
illative Walesi
Walesisse
inessive Walesis
elative Walesist
allative Walesile
adessive Walesil
ablative Walesilt
translative Walesiks
terminative Walesini
essive Walesina
abessive Walesita
comitative Walesiga

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From English Wales.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwei̯ls/, [ˈwe̞i̯ls̠]
  • IPA(key): /ˈʋei̯ls/, [ˈʋe̞i̯ls̠]
  • IPA(key): /ˈwɑles/, [ˈwɑ̝le̞s̠] (rare)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑles/, [ˈʋɑ̝le̞s̠] (rare)

Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales

Declension edit

  • When written:
Inflection of Wales (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Wales
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesia
illative Walesiin
singular plural
nominative Wales
accusative nom. Wales
gen. Walesin
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesia
inessive Walesissa
elative Walesista
illative Walesiin
adessive Walesilla
ablative Walesilta
allative Walesille
essive Walesina
translative Walesiksi
abessive Walesitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Wales (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesini
accusative nom. Walesini
gen. Walesini
genitive Walesini
partitive Walesiani
inessive Walesissani
elative Walesistani
illative Walesiini
adessive Walesillani
ablative Walesiltani
allative Walesilleni
essive Walesinani
translative Walesikseni
abessive Walesittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesisi
accusative nom. Walesisi
gen. Walesisi
genitive Walesisi
partitive Walesiasi
inessive Walesissasi
elative Walesistasi
illative Walesiisi
adessive Walesillasi
ablative Walesiltasi
allative Walesillesi
essive Walesinasi
translative Walesiksesi
abessive Walesittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesimme
accusative nom. Walesimme
gen. Walesimme
genitive Walesimme
partitive Walesiamme
inessive Walesissamme
elative Walesistamme
illative Walesiimme
adessive Walesillamme
ablative Walesiltamme
allative Walesillemme
essive Walesinamme
translative Walesiksemme
abessive Walesittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesinne
accusative nom. Walesinne
gen. Walesinne
genitive Walesinne
partitive Walesianne
inessive Walesissanne
elative Walesistanne
illative Walesiinne
adessive Walesillanne
ablative Walesiltanne
allative Walesillenne
essive Walesinanne
translative Walesiksenne
abessive Walesittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesinsa
accusative nom. Walesinsa
gen. Walesinsa
genitive Walesinsa
partitive Walesiaan
Walesiansa
inessive Walesissaan
Walesissansa
elative Walesistaan
Walesistansa
illative Walesiinsa
adessive Walesillaan
Walesillansa
ablative Walesiltaan
Walesiltansa
allative Walesilleen
Walesillensa
essive Walesinaan
Walesinansa
translative Walesikseen
Walesiksensa
abessive Walesittaan
Walesittansa
instructive
comitative
  • When spoken:
Inflection of Wales (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Wales
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesiä
illative Walesiin
singular plural
nominative Wales
accusative nom. Wales
gen. Walesin
genitive Walesin
partitive Walesiä
inessive Walesissä
elative Walesistä
illative Walesiin
adessive Walesillä
ablative Walesiltä
allative Walesille
essive Walesinä
translative Walesiksi
abessive Walesittä
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Wales (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesini
accusative nom. Walesini
gen. Walesini
genitive Walesini
partitive Walesiäni
inessive Walesissäni
elative Walesistäni
illative Walesiini
adessive Walesilläni
ablative Walesiltäni
allative Walesilleni
essive Walesinäni
translative Walesikseni
abessive Walesittäni
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesisi
accusative nom. Walesisi
gen. Walesisi
genitive Walesisi
partitive Walesiäsi
inessive Walesissäsi
elative Walesistäsi
illative Walesiisi
adessive Walesilläsi
ablative Walesiltäsi
allative Walesillesi
essive Walesinäsi
translative Walesiksesi
abessive Walesittäsi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesimme
accusative nom. Walesimme
gen. Walesimme
genitive Walesimme
partitive Walesiämme
inessive Walesissämme
elative Walesistämme
illative Walesiimme
adessive Walesillämme
ablative Walesiltämme
allative Walesillemme
essive Walesinämme
translative Walesiksemme
abessive Walesittämme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesinne
accusative nom. Walesinne
gen. Walesinne
genitive Walesinne
partitive Walesiänne
inessive Walesissänne
elative Walesistänne
illative Walesiinne
adessive Walesillänne
ablative Walesiltänne
allative Walesillenne
essive Walesinänne
translative Walesiksenne
abessive Walesittänne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Walesinsä
accusative nom. Walesinsä
gen. Walesinsä
genitive Walesinsä
partitive Walesiään
Walesiänsä
inessive Walesissään
Walesissänsä
elative Walesistään
Walesistänsä
illative Walesiinsä
adessive Walesillään
Walesillänsä
ablative Walesiltään
Walesiltänsä
allative Walesilleen
Walesillensä
essive Walesinään
Walesinänsä
translative Walesikseen
Walesiksensä
abessive Walesittään
Walesittänsä
instructive
comitative

German edit

Etymology edit

From English Wales

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /veːls/, /vɛɪ̯ls/, /wɛɪ̯ls/
  • (file)

Proper noun edit

Wales n (proper noun, genitive Wales' or (with an article) Wales)

  1. Wales (a constituent country of the United Kingdom)

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Hungarian edit

 Wales on Hungarian Wikipedia

Etymology edit

From English Wales.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales (a country in the United Kingdom)

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Wales
accusative Walest
dative Walesnek
instrumental Walesszel
causal-final Walesért
translative Walesszé
terminative Walesig
essive-formal Walesként
essive-modal
inessive Walesben
superessive Walesen
adessive Walesnél
illative Walesbe
sublative Walesre
allative Waleshez
elative Walesből
delative Walesről
ablative Walestől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Walesé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Waleséi
Possessive forms of Wales
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Walesem
2nd person sing. Walesed
3rd person sing. Walese
1st person plural Walesünk
2nd person plural Walesetek
3rd person plural Walesük

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Indonesian edit

Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales

Middle English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old English Wēalas, plural of wealh; equivalent to wale (outsider) +‎ -es.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales (constituent part of the United Kingdom)

Descendants edit

  • English: Wales
  • Scots: Wales

References edit

Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales (a country within the United Kingdom)

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
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Proper noun edit

Wales

  1. Wales (a country within the United Kingdom)

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Romanian edit

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Wales n

  1. Wales (a country in northwestern Europe, a constituent country of the United Kingdom)
    Synonym: Țara Galilor

Slovak edit

Pronunciation edit

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Wales m inan (genitive singular Walesu, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Wales (a constituent country of the United Kingdom)

References edit

  • Wales”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Wales n (genitive Wales)

  1. Wales

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