Usage Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Lithuanian, Georgian, Azerbaijani, Indonesian, Malay
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".
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)
Entry updated April 25, 2021