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Name Moldova
Type Country
Scripts Молдова(Bulgarian, Ukrainian) მოლდოვა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. mawl-DO-və(American English, British English)
MAWL-də-və(British English)
MAWL-DAW-VAH(Georgian)
Edit Status Status2a. listed usages are verified

Meaning & History

From the name of the Moldova River in eastern Romania, which is of uncertain origin and meaning. It may be from Slavic mold- meaning "spruce, fir" or *moldu meaning "tender, soft, young", from Old German molde meaning "open-pit mine", or Gothic Mulda meaning "dust, dirt". This is the name of a country in Eastern Europe.
Added 1/15/2017 by lilolaf