Usage Indonesian, Javanese, Balinese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Malay, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Indian, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Scripts ꦩꦼꦫꦥꦶ(Javanese) مراڤي(Malay Jawi) Մերապի(Armenian) Мерапі(Belarusian, Ukrainian) Мерапи(Bulgarian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian) მერაპი(Georgian) Μεράπι(Greek) मेरापी(Hindi) مەراپىي(Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. meh-rah-PEE(Armenian) MU-RA-PEE(French) MEH-RAH-PEE(Georgian) meh-RA-pee(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Sanskrit मेरु (Meru), the name of a legendary mountain in Buddhist and Hindu mythology, combined with Indonesian api meaning "fire". This is the name of a volcano on the island of Java in Indonesia.