Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Usage Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
Scripts Լագոս(Armenian) Лагос(Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Tajik, Uzbek Cyrillic) لاگوس(Kazakh Arabic) لاگۆس(Kurdish Sorani)
Pronounced Pron. LAY-gaws(English) LAH-gos(English) LA-GOS(French) LA-GAWS(French) LA-gos(Italian) LA-gaws(Polish) LA-ghoosh(European Portuguese) LA-gəs(Russian) LA-ghos(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Portuguese lagos meaning "lakes". This is the name of a city in Nigeria as well as a state of the same name.