Place Name INDIA

TYPE: Country
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ινδια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: IN-dee-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the name of the INDUS River. In many languages of India, the name Bharat is used to refer to the country.
VARIANTS: Indus (Ancient Roman), Indos (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yindu (Chinese), Indie (Czech), Indien (Danish), Inde (French), Indien (German), Indo (Japanese), Indie (Polish), Índia (Portuguese), Sindhu (Sanskrit), Indien (Swedish), Intiya (Tamil), Indiya (Telugu)
Entry updated December 8, 2017