Type Country, Political Subdivision & Region
Scripts Μογγολία(Greek)

Meaning & History

From Mongolian монгол (mongol), the name for the Mongolian people, possibly from монг (mong) meaning "brave". This the name of a region in eastern Asia, now divided between the country of Mongolia (historically called Outer Mongolia) and the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMongolija(Bosnian) Mongoliya(Bulgarian) Menggu(Chinese) Mongolija(Croatian) Mongoliet(Danish) Mongolië(Dutch) Mongolie(French) Mongolei(German) Mongólia(Hungarian) Mōko, Mouko(Japanese) Mongholiya(Kazakh) Monggo(Korean) Mongoliya(Kyrgyz) Mongolija(Latvian) Mongolija(Lithuanian) Mongolija(Macedonian) Mongol(Mongolian) Mongólia(Portuguese) Mongoliya(Russian) Mongolija(Serbian) Mongolija(Slovene) Mongoliet(Swedish) Monholiya(Ukrainian) Mongoliya(Uzbek)
Same SpellingMongólia
User SubmissionsMongólía, Mongòlia


Entry updated November 20, 2020