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Type Country & Settlement
Scripts تونس(Arabic, Urdu) Թունիս(Armenian) Туніс(Belarusian, Ukrainian) Тунис(Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Tajik, Uzbek) תוניס(Hebrew) تۋنىيس(Kazakh Arabic) تۇنىس(Uyghur Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈtuː.nis/(Arabic) /tʰu.ˈnis/(Armenian) /ˈtu.nɪs/(Czech) /ˈtjuː.nɪs/(English) /ˈtuː.nəs/(English) /ty.nis/(French) /ˈtuː.nɪs/(German) /ˈtu.ɲis/(Polish) /tʊ.ˈnʲis/(Russian)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsTūnis (Arabic), Tounis (Arabic), Toonis (Arabic)

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess Tanith. This is the name of the capital city of Tunisia, though it is used to refer to both the city and country in various languages.
Added 3/6/2017 by HL
Edited 10/4/2020 by HL

See Also

User submission Túnis