Revision History

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4/23/2024, 9:35 PM Mike C paraguay update #115
6/9/2023, 2:32 PM Mike C paraguay added (from user-submitted name 254007)
9/18/2019, 11:42 AM Beautiful Victory 254007 merge 2 names
9/16/2019, 9:34 AM Frollein Gladys 254007 move from given name to place name
4/21/2017, 4:58 PM anonymous 260932 initial state of 260932
1/28/2017, 12:30 PM cutenose 254007 initial state of 254007

Type Country, River & Settlement
Pronounced Pron. /pa.ɾa.ˈɣwai/(Spanish) /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/(English) /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/(English) /ˈpæɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/(English) /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡwaɪ/(English) /pa.ʁa.ɡwɛ/(French) /pa.ra.ˈɡwaj/(Italian)

Meaning & History

The name of a landlocked country in South America. It is derived from a river of the same name, of uncertain meaning. It possibly means "water from the sea" in Guaraní, from para "sea", gua "from" and y "water". In Guaraní Paraguái is the name of the country and the river, with Paraguay the name of the capital city Asunción.