Type Country
Scripts Јапан(Serbian) जापान(Hindi) ဂျပန်(Burmese)
Pronounced Pron. jə-PAN(English)
YA-pan(German)
ya-PAHN(Dutch)
YAH-pan(Swedish)
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Meaning & History

From Portuguese Japão, which was derived from a Malay form of Riben, the Chinese reading of Nippon.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesJaponia(Albanian) Riben(Chinese) Jaapan(Estonian) Japon(French) Yapan(Hebrew) Giappone(Italian) Nihon, Nippon(Japanese) Japāna(Latvian) Japonija(Lithuanian) Japonija(Macedonian) Zhapon(Persian) Japonia(Polish) Japão(Portuguese) Japonia(Romanian) Japón(Spanish)
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Entry updated January 21, 2022