Type River & Country
Usage Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Swedish, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Turkish, Armenian, Persian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek, Turkmen, Mongolian, Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Korean, Indonesian, Filipino, Malay, Tagalog
Scripts Сенегал(Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Mongolian Cyrillic) Սենեգալ(Armenian) سنگال(Persian) सेनेगल(Hindi) সেনেগাল(Bengali) 세네갈(Korean Hangul)
Meaning & History
From Portuguese, possibly from the name of the Berber Zenaga people of northern Senegal. This is the name of a river in western Africa, and a country named after it. It gained independence from France in 1960.
Entry updated April 25, 2021