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EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish län, from Middle Low German lēn and from late Old Norse lén, whence also Danish len, Norwegian len, Icelandic lén, Faroese len.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛːn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

län n

  1. (historical) fief, fiefdom
  2. a county,[1] a political subdivision of the Swedish state roughly corresponding to a British county

DeclensionEdit

Declension of län 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative län länet län länen
Genitive läns länets läns länens

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Finnish: lääni

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Utrikes namnbok (7th ed., 2007) →ISBN

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English land and German Land.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

län (nominative plural läns)

  1. country (nation state)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit