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Type Settlement
Scripts جيزة(Egyptian Arabic) Գիզա(Armenian) Гиза(Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian Cyrillic, Russian, Serbian, Uzbek) גיזה(Hebrew) गीज़ा(Hindi)
Pronounced Pron. GEE-za(Egyptian Arabic, Croatian, Indonesian, Polish, Serbian) GEE-zə(English) gee-ZAH(Eastern Armenian) kee-ZAH(Western Armenian) JEED-dza(Italian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Syriac ܓܣܐ (gissa) meaning "side", Persian ‎دژ (dezh) meaning "fort, fortress, castle" or Egyptian r-gs-ḥr meaning "the side of the high one". This is the name of a city in Egypt, famous for its ancient monuments. In Egyptian Arabic its name is typically written with the definite article: الجيزة (il-Giza).
Added 1/2/2024 by anonymous

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User submissions Gíza, Gīza