AMERYKA(Region & Country)Polish
Polish form of AMERICA
, used to refer to the continents and the United States of America.
Derived from Polish czajka
meaning "lapwing (bird)". This is the name of several towns in Poland.
CZECHY(Region & Country)Polish
Polish form of ČECHY
, used to refer both to the region of Bohemia
and the larger Czech Republic.
Derived from the given name FILIP
. This is the name of a town in Poland.
From Polish góra
meaning "mountain". This is the name of various towns in Poland.
JORDAN(River & Country)English, Danish, Norwegian, Croatian, Serbian, German, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Biblical
River which flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river's name in Hebrew is יַרְדֵן (Yarden)
, and it is derived from יָרַד (yarad)
meaning "descend" or "flow down". The river has lent its name to the country to the east (in German, Swedish, Finnish and Polish this is only the name of the river, with the name of the country taking a different form).
KONGO(Region, River & Country)Central African, Kongo, German, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of CONGO
NEPAL(Country)Nepali, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal)
, of unknown meaning. This is the name of a landlocked country in south Asia.
From Slavic němici
meaning "mute, not able to speak", extended to mean "foreigner, German". This is the Polish name of Germany
PAKISTAN(Country)Urdu, Punjabi, English, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Slovak, Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
From Persian پاک (pak)
meaning "pure" and the suffix ستان (stan)
meaning "land of". The name was coined in 1933 by the Pakistani nationalist Choudhry Rahmat Ali who justified it as an acronym of Punjab, Afghania, Kashmir and Sindh, plus the final three letters of Baluchistan.
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a river in Poland, near Krakow.
Possibly named after the Germanic tribe the Silingi or from a Slavic root meaning "humid, damp". This is the name of a mountain in Silesia
SYRIA(Country & Region)English, Polish, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek
From Greek Συρια (Syria)
, which was probably a variant of ASSYRIA
, used in an expanded sense to refer to the northern Levant. This was the name of a province of the Roman Empire. It is now the name of a country in western Asia, having gained independence from the Ottoman Empire early in the 20th century.
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Polish prefix wy
"away from" and rzek
"river". This is the name of a few small Polish towns.