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TypeCountry & Mountain
PronouncedPron.KEN-yə English
KE-NYA French
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Meaning & History

The country is named for Mount Kenya, which in the Kikuyu language is called Kĩrĩnyaga meaning "the one having stripes".
VariantKĩrĩnyaga Kikuyu
Other Languages & CulturesKenija Croatian Kenia Dutch Kenia Finnish Kenia German Kenia Italian Kenia Polish Quênia Portuguese (Brazilian) Quénia Portuguese (European) Keniya Russian Kenija Serbian Kenia Spanish
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute