Usage Arabic, Catalan, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
Scripts بحرين(Arabic, Malay Jawi)
Pronounced Pron. BAH-rien(Arabic) bə-RIEN(Catalan) ba-RIEN(Catalan, German) bah-RAYN(English) bakh-RIEN(German) [key · IPA]
Other Forms Formsal-Bahrain (Arabic), Bahrayn (Arabic), al-Bahrayn (Arabic)
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 4/22/2017
Means "two seas" in Arabic, derived from بَحْر (baḥr) meaning "sea" and ـَيْنِ (ayni), a pluralising suffix. In Arabic it is typically written with the definite article as البحرين (al-Bahrain). This is the name of a country in Western Asia.