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Type Country & Island
Scripts بحرين(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. /baħ.ˈrajn/(Arabic) /bɑː.ˈɹeɪn/(English) /ba.ˈʁaɪ̯n/(German) /baχ.ˈʁaɪ̯n/(German) /bə.ˈɾajn/(Catalan)

Meaning & History

Means "two seas" in Arabic, derived from بحر (bahr) meaning "sea" combined with the dual suffix ين (ayn). This is the name of a small island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: البحرين (al-Bahrayn).