Type Country
Scripts Аргентина(Russian, Serbian, Macedonian) ארְגּנְטינה(Hebrew) არგენტინა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. /aɾ.xen.ˈti.na/(Spanish) /ˌɑɹ.d͡ʒən.ˈti.nə/(American English) /ˌɑː.d͡ʒən.ˈtiː.nə/(British English)  [key·simplify]
Note In Azerbaijani this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as ARGENTİNA in uppercase and argentina in lowercase.

Meaning & History

From Latin argentinus meaning "silvery", a derivative of argentum meaning "silver". This is the name of a country in South America, arising from a Latinized form of Spanish Río de la Plata meaning "river of silver".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesArgentinië(Dutch) Argentiina(Finnish) Argentine(French) Argentinien(German) Argentini(Greek) Argentína(Hungarian) Argentína(Icelandic) Argentīna(Latvian) Argentyna(Polish) Argentína(Slovak) Arjantin(Turkish) Arhentyna(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingArgentína, Argentīna
User SubmissionArġentina


Entry updated April 23, 2024