HOTAKA (Mountain) Japanese
From Japanese 穂 (ho)
meaning "grain" and 高 (taka)
meaning "tall". This is the name of a mountain in Japan.
KAILASH (Mountain) Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Possibly from Sanskrit केलास (kelas)
. This is the name of a mountain in the Himalayas that is believed to be the paradise of the Hindu god Shiva
KARMEL (Mountain) Biblical Hebrew
Means "garden, vineyard"
in Hebrew. This is the name of a mountain in Israel
mentioned in the Old Testament.
KENYA (Country & Mountain) English, Eastern African, Kikuyu, Swahili, French, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Greek, Turkish
The country is named for Mount Kenya, which in the Kikuyu language is called Kĩrĩnyaga
meaning "the one having stripes"
LEIRE (Mountain) Basque
Possibly from Latin legionarius
meaning "pertaining to a legion"
. This is the name of a mountain in Navarre, the site of an old monastery.
OLYMPOS (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Greek
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the highest mountain in Greece. According to legend is the home of the Greek gods.
ŚLĘŻA (Mountain) Polish
Possibly named after the Germanic tribe the Silingi or from a Slavic root meaning "humid, damp"
. This is the name of a mountain in Silesia
VENKATA (Mountain) Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Possibly means "self-born"
in Sanskrit. This is the name of a sacred hill in southern India.