What is Russia called?
Surely you will be interested in how to pronouncethe name of our country in other languages. Many know how "Russia" sounds in international English. But do you know what the Russians call the Chinese, the Japanese, or the Koreans? How does the name of our country sound in all other languages? This will be discussed in this article.
What is Germany called
To begin with it is necessary to say that in different languagesthe names of countries may differ radically. The leader in this indicator can be Germany. In several languages, for example, English, Russian, and several others, the name goes back to the Latin "man" and "spear". In Spanish, French, and also a large group of Turkic languages, this country is called Alemania, from the Aleman tribe. It was with them most often encountered the above-mentioned peoples. In Estonian and Finnish, Germany is called Saksamaa and Saksa respectively, from the Saxon tribe.
Russia in other languages
It is worth noting that the word "Russia" is far from beingall the language comes from the root "rus" or "dew". So, being in Latvia, you can hear how our country is called Kryevia - from the tribe of Krivichi, who lived in the east next to the ancient Latvians. Venedi, another ancient tribe, gave Russia a name for Estonia - Venemaa, and for the Finns - Venyaia. As for the Chinese, they call Russia only Elos, and sometimes they can even cut to a laconic E. If we talk about the Vietnamese, they will call our country Nga. Only so, and nothing else.