Place Name BERLIN

TYPE: Settlement
OTHER SCRIPTS: Берлин (Serbian)
PRONOUNCED: bew-LEEN (German), bər-LIN (English), BER-LEN (French), BER-leen (Polish, Hungarian)   [details]

Meaning & History

City in Germany, the name of which is of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from an Old Slavic stem berl- meaning swamp.