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Type Country
Scripts ভুটান(Bengali) भूटान(Hindi) भुटान(Nepali) بھوٹان(Urdu)
Pronounced Pron. boo-TAHN(English, Dutch, Hindi) boo-TAN(English, Dutch, German) BOO-tahn(Finnish) BOO-tan(Polish) bhoo-TAN(Turkish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Probably from བོད (bod), the Tibetan name for the region of Tibet, derived from Sanskrit भोट-अन्त (bhoṭa-anta) meaning "end of Tibet" (referring to the country's geographical location in southern extremity of the Tibetan plateau). This is the name of a Himalayan country in South Asia.
Added 4/6/2017 by HL
Edited 10/21/2020 by HL

See Also

User submissions Bhútán, Bhután