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Type Settlement
Usage Mari, Russian
Scripts Йошкар-Ола(Mari, Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /jɵʂ.kar.ɐ.ˈɫa/(Russian) /jɪʂ.kar.ɐ.ˈɫa/(Russian) /ɪʂ.kar.ɐ.ˈɫa/(Russian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "red city" in Mari, from Eastern Mari йошкар (yoshkar) meaning "red" and ола (ola) meaning "city". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Mari El.
Added 10/31/2016 by HL
Edited 9/25/2021 by HL and Mike C