Type Political Subdivision & Island
Usage Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish
Scripts Пенанг(Bulgarian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. pə-NAHNG(English) pə-NANG(English) peh-NANG(English) PEH-NANG(French) PEH-NAHNG(French) peh-NANGG(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Malay Pulau Pinang meaning "betel palm island", from pinang meaning "betel nut" or "betel palm" (a type of tree). This is the name of an island and state in Malaysia.