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Type Country
Scripts Бразил(Serbian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. brə-ZIL(English)
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Meaning & History

From the name of a type of tree, called pau-brasil in Portuguese (brazilwood in English). It may ultimately derive from Portuguese brasa meaning "ember". This is the name of a country in South America.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBrasilië(Afrikaans) Braziliya(Bulgarian) Brazílie(Czech) Brasilien(Danish) Brazilië(Dutch) Brésil(French) Brazilia(Georgian) Brasilien(German) Brazília(Hungarian) Brasile(Italian) Brasil(Norwegian) Brazylia(Polish) Brasil(Portuguese) Brazilia(Romanian) Braziliya(Russian) Brazília(Slovak) Brasil(Spanish) Brasilien(Swedish)
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