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Type Settlement
Scripts Նիամեյ(Armenian)
Pronounced Pron. nyah-MAY(English, Armenian) NYA-MEH(French) NYA-meh(Slovak)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Of uncertain origin; there are several theories on the origin of the name. It may be derived from a combination of Zarma words nia ("tree") and me ("shore where water is drawn"), or from the phrase "Wa niammané" ("take this city"), reportedly said by a Kalle clan chief. This is the name of the capital city of Niger.
Added 9/3/2021 by VerdeIperbolico