Type Country
Pronounced Pron. RU-shə(English)
ROOS-sya(Italian)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the name of the medieval state of Rus. The modern country of Russia includes the eastern portions of Rus, and has also expanded far to the east across Asia.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRusiya(Arabic) Rusiya(Azerbaijani) Rasiya, Rus'(Belarusian) Rusiya(Bulgarian) Rússia(Catalan) Rusya(Cebuano) Rusija(Croatian) Rusko(Czech) Rus, Rusland(Danish) Roes, Rusland(Dutch) Russie(French) Rus, Russland(German) Rosia(Greek) Rússland(Icelandic) Rusia(Indonesian) Roshia(Japanese) Resey(Kazakh) Orusiya(Kyrgyz) Rusija(Lithuanian) Rusija(Macedonian) Rusia(Malay) Rus, Russland(Norwegian) Rusiyeh(Persian) Rosja, Ruś(Polish) Rússia(Portuguese) Rusia(Romanian) Rossiya, Rus(Russian) Rusija(Serbian) Rusko(Slovak) Rusija(Slovene) Rusia(Spanish) Rus, Ryssland(Swedish) Rusya(Tagalog) Rusiya(Tajik) Rusya(Turkish) Rosiya, Rus(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingRússia

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Entry updated January 21, 2022