Nizhny Novgorod

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Type Other
Scripts Нижний Новгород(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. neezh-nee nahv-gah-rrahd(Russian) nihzh-nee nov-guh-ruhd(English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsNizhniy Novgorod

Meaning & History

Derived from "нижний (nizhny)" meaning lower, "новый (novy)" meaning new, and "город (gorod)" meaning city. It joins together to mean "Lower New City" or could also be called "Lower Novgorod".
Added 12/20/2023 by Tovaryshka_Anya
Edited 2/1/2024 by Tovaryshka_Anya