Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈhʌŋ.ɡə.ɹi/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Latin Hungaria, derived from Byzantine Greek Οὔγγροι (Oungroi), from Turkic Onogur meaning "ten tribes". This is the name of a country in Eastern Europe that was settled by the Hungarians in the 9th century. Because they were identified with the Huns, the H was added to the beginning of their Latin name. The Hungarian name for the country is Magyarország.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHongarye(Afrikaans) Hungaria(Albanian) Hungaria(Armenian) Hongria(Catalan) Ungarn(Danish) Hongarije(Dutch) Unkari(Finnish) Hongrie(French) Ungarn(German) Hungaria(Indonesian) Ungheria(Italian) Hungaria(Late Roman) Ungārija(Latvian) Vengrija(Lithuanian) Ungarn(Norwegian) Węgry(Polish) Hungria(Portuguese) Ungaria(Romanian) Vengriya(Russian) Hungría(Spanish) Ungern(Swedish)


Entry updated April 23, 2024