Complete Definition of "Italy"

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Etymology
From Italian Italia#Italian|Italia < Latin Italia#Latin|Ītalia, via Greek from Oscan Víteliú (a name for the southwestern tip of the boot of Italy), meaning "land of bulls" in Oscan; usually assumed to be a cognate of Latin vitulus|vĭtŭlus 'calf', despite the different length of the i.

Proper noun
Italy

  1. A country in southern Europe, one of the states of the European Union. Official name: The Italian Republic (in Italian, la Repubblica Italiana).

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|اÙطاÙÙا IPAchar|(âiṭálya) f
Armenian: Ô»Õ¿Õ¡Õ¬Õ«Õ¡ (Italia)
Bosnian: Italija f
Breton: Italia
Bulgarian: ÐÑÐ°Ð»Ð¸Ñ (Itálija) f
Catalan: Itàlia f
Chinese: æå¤§å© (Yìdàlì); ç¾©å¤§å© (Yìdàlì, an older translation)
Czech: Itálie f
Danish: Italien
Dutch: Italië
Esperanto: Italio, Italujo
Estonian: Itaalia
Finnish: Italia
French: Italie f
German: Italien n
Greek: ÎÏαλία [itaËliËa] f
Hebrew: ×××××× (Italia)
Hindi: à¤à¤à¤²à¥ (ItalÄ«)
Hungarian: Olaszország
Indonesian: Itali, Italia
Interlingua: Italia
Irish: an Iodáil f
Italian: Italia f
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Japanese: ã¤ã¿ãªã¢, ä¼å¤ªå©äº (Itariá), ã¤ã¿ãªã¼, ä¼å¤ªå© (ItarÄ«)
Korean: ì´í리ì, ì´í리|ì´í리 (ä¼å¤ªå©)
Latvian: ItÄlija f
Livonian: ItÄļmÅ
Malay: Itali, Italia
Maltese: l-Italja
Norwegian: Italia
Polish: WÅochy, Italia (rare)
Portuguese: Itália f
Romanian: Italia f
Russian: ÐÑÐ°Ð»Ð¸Ñ (Itálija) f
Scottish Gaelic: An Eadailt f
Serbian:

Slovene: Italija f
Spanish: Italia f
Swedish: Italien
Turkish: Ä°talya
Welsh: yr Eidal f

Related terms
Italian
Italianate
Italianise, Italianisation, Italianize, Italianization
Italic
Italo-
Italophile

See also
Countries of the world

Category:Countries
Category:Exonyms
Category:Italy

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