Place Name SVERIGE

TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: SVER-ye (Swedish), SVAR-yə (Norwegian)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Swedish svear "Swede" and rike "realm, kingdom". This is the Swedish, Norwegian and Danish name for Sweden.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zweden (Dutch), Sweden (English), Schweden (German), Zweden (Medieval Dutch)
Entry updated December 8, 2017