Type Country
Scripts Аргентина(Russian, Serbian, Macedonian) არგენტინა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. ar-khehn-TEE-na(Spanish)
ahr-jən-TEE-nə(English)
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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

VariantArgentiina(Estonian)
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

Entry updated April 25, 2021