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From Estonian eesti meaning "Estonian", a word borrowed from Low German in the 17th century. It is of uncertain origin. It could be from a Germanic rendering of the Baltic tribe of the Aesti, mentioned by the Roman historian Tacitus.
Other Languages & CulturesEstonija(Bosnian) Estoniya(Bulgarian) Estonija(Croatian) Estland(Danish) Estland(Dutch) Eesti(Estonian) Estland(German) Estija(Lithuanian) Estonija(Macedonian) Estland(Norwegian) Estoniya(Russian) Estonija(Serbian) Estonija(Slovene) Estland(Swedish) Estoniya(Ukrainian)
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