Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. lith-oo-AY-nee-ə, lith-WAY-nee-ə  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a Latinized form of Lithuanian Lietuva, possibly derived from the name of the small river Letavka. This is the name of a country in the Baltic region of northern Europe.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLitvanija(Bosnian) Litva(Bulgarian) Litva(Croatian) Litva(Czech) Litauen(Danish) Litouwen(Dutch) Lituanie(French) Litva(Georgian) Litauen(German) Lituania(Indonesian) Lituania(Italian) Lituania(Late Roman) Lietuva(Latvian) Lietuva(Lithuanian) Litvanija(Macedonian) Litauen(Norwegian) Litwa(Polish) Lituânia(Portuguese) Lituania(Romanian) Litva(Russian) Litvanija(Serbian) Litva(Slovak) Litva(Slovene) Lituania(Spanish) Litauen(Swedish) Litwa(Turkmen) Lytva(Ukrainian)


Entry added June 13, 2019