AFGHANISTAN افغانستان, अफ़्ग़ानिस्तान (Country) Pashto, Arabic, Urdu, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, French, Italian
From Pashto افغانستان (Afghanistan)
, from the Persian ethnic name افغان (Afkhan)
meaning "Afghan, Pashtun" combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan)
meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
BHARAT भरत, ভারত, ભારત, ভাৰত, بھارت (Country) Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Urdu
From the name of the mythological king BHARATA
. This is the endonym for India
in many of the languages of northern India.
FIJI फ़िजी (Country) English, Portuguese, Indian, Hindi
English form of Fijian Viti
, of unknown meaning, the name of the largest island (called Viti Levu
meaning "great Viti") of the archipelago. The change from Viti
is reportedly explained by the fact that the British (on an 18th-century expedition of James Cook) first heard it pronounced this way by the neighbouring Tongans.
KAILASH कैलाश (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
MYANMAR म्यान्मार (Country) English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch, French, Czech, Romanian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Turkish, Indian, Hindi
From Burmese မြန်မာ (Myanma)
, the name of the main Burmese ethnic group (also called the Bamar), which is of unknown origin. This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia. It was formerly called Burma
, derived from a variant of this term.
NEPAL नेपाल (Country) Nepali, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Estonian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Greek, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Indonesian, Malay, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal)
, of unknown meaning. This is the name of a landlocked country in south Asia.
PAKISTAN پاکستان (Country) Urdu, Punjabi, English, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Slovak, Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
From Persian پاک (pak)
meaning "pure" and the suffix ستان (stan)
meaning "land of". The name was coined in 1933 by the Pakistani nationalist Choudhry Rahmat Ali who justified it as an acronym of Punjab, Afghania, Kashmir and Sindh, plus the final three letters of Baluchistan.
PERU पेरू (Country) English, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Georgian, Indian, Hindi
From Spanish Perú
, older Birú
, which was possibly derived from the name of a chieftain (who nevertheless resided in modern-day Panama).
VENKATA वेङ्कट (Mountain) Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Possibly means "self-born"
in Sanskrit. This is the name of a sacred hill in southern India.