Place Name INDUS

TYPE: River
PRONOUNCED: IN-dəs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Persian Hindu, which was from Sanskrit सिन्धु (Sindhu) meaning "body of trembling water, river". This is the name of a river in Pakistan and India.
VARIANT: India (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: India, Indos (Ancient Greek), Yindu (Chinese), Indie (Czech), Indien (Danish), India (Dutch), Inde (French), Indien (German), India (Italian), Indo (Japanese), India (Norwegian), Indie (Polish), Índia (Portuguese), India (Romanian), Sindhu (Sanskrit), India (Spanish), Indien (Swedish), Intiya (Tamil), Indiya (Telugu)
Entry updated December 8, 2017