Usage Indonesian, Batak, Malay, Minangkabau, Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Scripts ᯔᯩᯑᯉ᯲(Batak) ميدن(Malay Jawi) Медан(Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Uzbek Cyrillic) मेदान(Hindi) メダン(Japanese Katakana) 메단(Korean Hangul) เมดัน(Thai)
Pronounced Pron. meh-DAN(Indonesian, Thai) MEH-dan(Indonesian) MEH-dahn(English) MEH-DAN(French, Japanese) MEH-TAN(Korean) myi-DAN(Russian) [key·IPA]
Possibly from Tamil மைதானம் (maidhāṉam) meaning "ground, field", of Malay origin. This is the name of a city in Indonesia and the capital of North Sumatra province.