Type Country
Scripts ჩილე(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. CHEE-leh(Spanish, Polish, Hungarian)
CHIL-eh(English)
CHIL-ee(English)
CHEE-lə(German)
KHEE-lə(German)
CHI-leh(Czech)
CHEE-LEH(Georgian)
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Meaning & History

The name of a country in South America, possibly from Quechua chiri meaning "cold" or Mapuche chülle meaning "seagull". This name was applied to the region by the conquistador Diego de Almagro.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesChili(Afrikaans) Tshili(Arabic) Čile(Bosnian) Chili(Bulgarian) Xile(Catalan) Čile(Croatian) Chili(Dutch) Chili(French) Chili(Greek) Chili(Indonesian) Cile(Italian) Chiri(Japanese) Chili(Kazakh) Chili(Kyrgyz) Čīle(Latvian) Čilė(Lithuanian) Chili(Mongolian) Shili(Persian) Chili(Russian) Čile(Serbian) Čile(Slovak) Čile(Slovene) Chili(Thai) Şili(Turkish) Chili(Uzbek)

Entry added April 25, 2021