are used by the Hausa people of Niger and northern Nigeria.
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ABUJA (Settlement) Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu
, a nickname of 19th-century monarch Abubakar Jatau (sometimes referred to as "Abu"), who founded what is now the city of Abuja in 1828. By some accounts, he was described as having fair skin, which possibly earned him the nickname Ja
meaning "red" in Hausa... [more]
KAIRO (Settlement) Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hausa, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish
Form of CAIRO
LAGOS (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
From Portuguese lagos
meaning "lakes". This is the name of a city in Nigeria as well as a state of the same name.
LIBYA (Country) Northern African, Berber, English, Faroese, Finnish, Hausa, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Swahili, Tagalog, Turkish
From Arabic ليبيا (Lībiyā)
from Ancient Greek Λιβύη (Libúē)
, which is derived from Libu
, the name of an ancient Berber tribe (attested as rbw
in Egyptian)... [more]