Type Country
Scripts Йемен(Russian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz) Ємен(Ukrainian) 也门(Chinese) 也門(Traditional Chinese) 예멘(Korean Hangul) เยเมน(Thai)
Pronounced Pron. YEH-mən(English)
YEH-mehn(Spanish)
YEH-myin(Russian)
YEH-MEHN(Korean)
yeh-MEHN(Thai)
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Meaning & History

From Arabic يمن (Yaman), probably derived from يمين (yamin) meaning "right hand, south". This is the name of a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesJemen(Afrikaans) Yaman(Arabic) Yəmən(Azerbaijani) Jemen(Bosnian) Iemen(Catalan) Jemen(Croatian) Jemen(Czech) Jemen(Dutch) Jemen(Finnish) Yémen(French) Iemen(Galician) Iemeni(Georgian) Jemen(German) Yemeni(Greek) Yaman(Hindi) Jemen(Hungarian) Jemen(Icelandic) Yaman(Indonesian) Iemen(Japanese) Jemena(Latvian) Jemenas(Lithuanian) Jemen(Macedonian) Yaman(Malay) Jemen(Norwegian) Yaman(Persian) Jemen(Polish) Iêmen(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Iémen(Portuguese (European)) Jemen(Serbian) Jemen(Slovak) Jemen(Slovene) Jemen(Swedish) Yaman(Urdu) Yaman(Uzbek)
Same SpellingYémen
User SubmissionsÝemen, Yemen

Entry added January 21, 2022