Usage Italian, English, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sicilian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Scripts Բարի(Armenian) Бари(Bulgarian, Russian) Μπάρι(Greek) ბარი(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. BA-ree(Italian) BAH-ree(English) bah-REE(Armenian) BA-REE(French) BAW-ree(Hungarian) ba-ree(Polish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Latin Barium, itself of uncertain origin, possibly from Messapic *baur or *bur, meaning "house", ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhreu ("to grow, to be"). This is the name of the capital city of Apulia, in southern Italy.