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Type River & Country
Scripts Нигер(Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. NIE-jər(English)
nee-ZHEHR(English)
NEE-ZHEHR(French)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly of Berber origin, though influenced by Latin niger "black". This is the name of a river in western Africa (and a country that is named after it).
VariantsNigeria(English) Nigeria(French) Nigeria(Italian) Nigeria(German)
Other Languages & CulturesNíger, Nigéria(Portuguese) Níger, Nigeria(Spanish)
Same SpellingNíger
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