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Type Country
Scripts Бразил(Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. brə-ZIL(English)
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Meaning & History

From the name of a type of tree, called pau-brasil in Portuguese (brazilwood in English). It may ultimately derive from Portuguese brasa meaning "ember". This is the name of a country in South America.
Other Languages & CulturesBraziliya(Bulgarian) Brasilien(Danish) Brazilië(Dutch) Brésil(French) Brasilien(German) Brasile(Italian) Brasil(Norwegian) Brasil(Portuguese) Braziliya(Russian) Brasil(Spanish) Brasilien(Swedish)
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