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October 27, 2010 12:59 pm  #21


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

In portuguese:

United Kingdom - Reino Unido
England - Inglaterra
United States - Estados Unidos
Poland - Polônia
Germany - Alemanha
Romania - Romênia
Spain - Espanha
Saudi Arabia - Arábia Saudita
Hungary - Hungria
Netherlands - Holanda
Algeria - Argélia
Morocco - Marrocos
Greece - Grécia
Sweden - Suécia
Norway - Noruega
Serbia - Sérvia
Switzerland - Suíça
Latvia - Letônia
Belarus - Bielorrússia
Denmark - Dinamarca
Cyprus - Chipre
Iceland - Islândia
Côte D'Ivoire - Costa do Marfim

Last edited by Rm (October 27, 2010 1:03 pm)


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December 11, 2010 2:24 am  #22


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Grishend wrote:

I will write in my language (Indonesian)
Greece is "Yunani"
Egypt is "Mesir"
Netherlands is "Belanda"
Cote D'Ivoire is "Pantai Gading"
Greenland is "Tanah Hijau"

hahaha... i am agree with u.... so do i...

 

December 11, 2010 3:19 am  #23


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

In portuguese there are some jokes with country names:

Butan is called Butão, and some people uses this word as the same meaning of "Anus" 

there also another one:

Mexico Peru: spoken together sounds like "Move the dick" 


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December 17, 2010 2:46 am  #24


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

in some country called it in different name...

 

January 2, 2011 5:37 pm  #25


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

In Welsh (Cymraeg)
Wales : Cymru
England: Lloegr
Scotland: Yr Alban
Ireland: Iwerddon
Germany: Yr Almaen
Greece: Groeg
Brittany: Llydaw
Egypt: Yr Aiift
Argentina: Ariannin
France: Ffrainc
Netherlands: Yr Iseldiroedd
Jordan: Iorddonen
Scandinavia: Llychlyn
Great Britain: Prydain Fawr
Italy: Yr Eidal
Iceland: Ynys yr Iâ
Spain: Ysbaen
United States: Unol Daleithiau

Last edited by Meiriongwril (January 3, 2011 1:43 am)

 

January 2, 2011 6:35 pm  #26


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

zakur wrote:

Germany is also called "Tedeschia" in Italy, and Deutschland in Germany!

Actually Germany is called "Germania" in Italian, while "Tedesco" means "German" ;-)

 

January 2, 2011 10:14 pm  #27


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

well a lot of country name in swedish language are same with german - intresting

 

January 3, 2011 4:11 am  #28


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

Tjordal wrote:

well a lot of country name in swedish language are same with german - intresting

Well, the two languages are closely related.

 

January 3, 2011 4:14 am  #29


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

In Hungarian, Hungary is Magyarország

 

January 3, 2011 4:16 am  #30


Re: Unusual names of Countries in different languages

In modern Greek, Greece is Ελλάδα (Elláda), in Classical Greek it was Ἑλλάς, Hellás.

 

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