Type Political Subdivision
Other Forms FormsUdmurzia (Italian)
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Meaning & History
From Russian Удмуртия (Udmurtiya), which is derived from the name of the Udmurt people. The ethnic name is from odo-mort meaning "meadow people", from the Permic root od(o) meaning "meadow, glade, turf" and Iranian murt meaning "person, man". This is the name of a federal subject of Russia.