Tsonga Submitted Place Names

Tsonga names are used by the Tsonga people of South Africa and Mozambique.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Crete (Island) English, Cebuano, Scots, Tsonga
From Ancient Greek Κρήτη (Krḗtē) which is of uncertain meaning. One theory is that it's derived from the name of a mythological hero, Κρυς (Krus), whose name is unexplained. Another theory is that it's derived from Luwian kursawar “island” or kursattar “cutting, sliver”... [more]