Oblast

An oblast is a teep o admeenistrative diveesion in certain Slavic kintras, includin some kintras o the umwhile Soviet Union. The wird "oblast" is a loanwird in Inglis, [1] but it is naetheless aften owerset as " area", " zone", " province", or "region". The lest owersettin mey lead tae confusion, acause the subdiveesion o "oblast" is cried " raion" that itsel is owerset as "region" or " destrict", dependin on the context.

Oblasts is a teep o admeenistrative diveesion o Belaroushie, Bulgarie, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Roushie, Ukraine, an the umwhile Soviet Union an the Socialist Federal Republic o Yugoslavie. Offeecial terms in successor states o the Soviet Union differ, but some still uise a cognate o the Roushie term, e.g. voblast (voblasts, voblasts' , [ˈvobɫasʲtsʲ]) is uised for Regions o Belaroushie, an oblys (plural: oblystar) for provinces o Kazakhstan.

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References

  1. Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2008. Entry on "oblast"
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Oblast
العربية: أوبلاست
مصرى: اوبلاست
تۆرکجه: اوبلاست
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Вобласьць
brezhoneg: Oblast
català: Óblast
čeština: Oblast
dansk: Oblast
Deutsch: Oblast
Zazaki: Oblast
English: Oblast
Esperanto: Oblast
español: Óblast
eesti: Oblast
euskara: Oblast
فارسی: ابلاست
français: Oblast
galego: Óblast
עברית: אובלסט
हिन्दी: ओब्लास्त
hornjoserbsce: Oblasć
Bahasa Indonesia: Oblast
íslenska: Oblast
italiano: Oblast'
Basa Jawa: Oblast
қазақша: Облыс
한국어: 오블라스티
Kurdî: Oblast
Кыргызча: Облус
Limburgs: Oblas
Ligure: Oblast
lietuvių: Sritis
मराठी: ओब्लास्त
Nederlands: Oblast
norsk nynorsk: Oblast
norsk: Oblast
occitan: Oblast
Ирон: Облæст
پنجابی: اوبلاست
português: Oblast
română: Oblast
русиньскый: Область
sicilianu: Oblast
Simple English: Oblast
slovenščina: Oblast (geografija)
svenska: Oblast
тоҷикӣ: Вилоят
Tagalog: Oblast
Türkçe: Oblast
татарча/tatarça: Өлкә (география)
українська: Область
اردو: اوبلاست
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Viloyat
Tiếng Việt: Oblast
Bân-lâm-gú: Oblast