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Dublin 1
Type Settlement

Meaning & History

From Irish dubh "black" "dark" referring to a dark tidal pool where the River Poddle entered the Liffey on the site of the Castle Gardens at the rear of Dublin Castle.
Added 10/24/2015 by Fanny
Edited 8/31/2017 by Sofia, Mike C and HL

Dublin 2
not set
Type Settlement
Scripts Դուբլին(Armenian) Дублін(Belarusian, Ukrainian) Дублин(Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian Cyrillic, Russian, Tajik) دوبلین(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈdʌ.blən/(English) /ˈdʌ.blɪn/(English) /dub.ˈlin/(Eastern Armenian) /ˈdub.lin/(Eastern Armenian, Finnish, Polish) /tʰupʰ.ˈlin/(Western Armenian) /ˈtʰupʰ.lin/(Western Armenian) /ˈdu.blɪn/(Czech) /ˈdɑ.blɪn/(Dutch) /ˈdʏ.blɪn/(Dutch) /ˈdɑb.lin/(Finnish) /dy.blɛ̃/(French) /ˈda.blɪn/(German) /ˈdu.blin/(Hungarian, Slovak) /ˈdab.lin/(Polish) /ˈdɐ.blin/(European Portuguese) /ˈdɐ.blĩ/(Brazilian Portuguese) /ˈdu.blʲɪn/(Russian) /ˈdu.blʲin/(Ukrainian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Irish Duibhlinn itself from Middle Irish Dublind meaning "black pool", derived from dub meaning "black, dark" and lind meaning "pool, lake". The name originally referred to a tidal pool where the River Poddle entered the Liffey in part of what is now Dublin Castle. This is the name of the capital city of Ireland.
Added 5/28/2023 by anonymous

See Also

User submissions Dublín, Dublîn