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Scripts Вільнюс(Belarusian) ڤیلنیوس(Kurdish Sorani)
Pronounced Pron. VYIL-nyuws(Lithuanian) VIL-ni-yuws(Czech) VIL-nee-əs(English) VIL-nyəs(English) VEEL-NYUYS(French) VIL-nyuws(German) VEEL-nee-yoos(Hungarian) VEEL-nee-oos(Romanian) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From the name of the Vilnia River, which is derived from Lithuanian vilnis meaning "wave, ripple". This is the name of the capital city of Lithuania.