Usage English, Cebuano, Ilocano, Maranao, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, German, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Scripts Маніла(Belarusian, Ukrainian) Манила(Bulgarian, Russian, Serbian) 馬尼拉(Traditional Chinese) 雅加达(Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. mə-NIL-ə(English) MA-NEE-LA(Chinese) mu-NYEE-lə(Russian) ma-NEE-la(Spanish) [key · IPA]
Other Forms FormsMaynila, Maynilà, Mǎnílā (Chinese)
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Contributor Contrib.Beautiful Victory on 6/18/2017
From Tagalog Maynila which comes from the term may-nilà meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nī́la) referring to the indigo plant. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippines.