Usage Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
Scripts Панама(Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian) პანამა(Georgian) ڤنما(Malay Jawi)
Pronounced Pron. PAN-ə-mah(English) PA-NA-MA(French) PAH-NAH-MAH(Georgian) pa-NA-ma(Polish) pu-NA-mə(Russian) [key · IPA]
Other Forms FormsSpanish: Panamá
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 4/21/2017
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the name of the Panama tree (a common species in the area), from an indigenous word meaning "many butterflies", from Kuna bannaba meaning "distant, far away", or from a Guaraní word meaning "place of many fish". This is the name of a country in Central America.