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TypeRiver & Country
ScriptsНигер Serbian
PronouncedPron.NIE-jər English
nee-ZHER English
NEE-ZHER French
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly of Berber origin, though influenced by Latin niger "black". This is the name of a river in western Africa (and a country which is named after it).
VariantsNigeria English Nigeria French Nigeria Italian Nigeria German
Other Languages & CulturesNíger, Nigéria Portuguese Níger, Nigeria Spanish
Same SpellingNíger
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute