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Zagreb 1
Type Settlement
Usage Croatian
Pronounced Pron. /ˈzɑː.ɡrɛb/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.

The etymology of the name Zagreb is unclear. It was used of the united city only from 1852, but it had been in use as the name of the Zagreb Diocese since the 12th century, and was increasingly used of the city in the 17th century.
Added 12/2/2018 by Sofia
Edited 2/13/2020 by Mike C and Sofia

Zagreb 2
not set
Type Settlement
Scripts Զագրեբ(Armenian) Загреб(Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian Cyrillic, Russian, Serbian, Tajik) ज़ाग्रेब(Hindi) زاگرب(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈzǎː.ɡreb/(Croatian, Serbian) /ˈzɑː.ɡɹɛb/(English) /ˈzɑː.ɡrɛb/(English) /zɑɡ.ˈɾɛb/(Armenian) /ˈzɑɡ.ɾɛb/(Armenian) /ˈza.ɡrɛp/(Bulgarian, Macedonian) /ˈzaː.ɣrɛp/(Dutch) /za.ɡʁɛb/(French) /ˈzaː.ɡʁɛp/(German) /ˈza.ɡʁɛp/(German) /zɒːɡ.ˈɾeb/(Persian) /za.ˈɡɾɛb/(European Portuguese) /za.ˈɡɾɛ.bɨ/(European Portuguese) /za.ˈɡɾɛ.bi/(Brazilian Portuguese) /ˈza.greb/(Romanian) /ˈza.ɡrʲɪp/(Russian) /θa.ˈɡɾeb/(European Spanish) /ˈθa.ɡɾeb/(European Spanish) /sa.ˈɡɾeb/(Latin American Spanish) /ˈsa.ɡɾeb/(Latin American Spanish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the given name Chabrag, a pet form of Cyprian, from Proto-Slavic *grębъ meaning "hill, uplift" or from a Roman place name. This is the name of the capital city of Croatia.
Added 6/13/2023 by anonymous

See Also

User submission Żagreb