It was made by employees of the company Credit Card Compare, having done
considerable work, because they had to directly do etymology –
the science of the origin of words, and in this case the origins
origin of the name of a country.
And these names, I must admit, are indeed far from those
which we are used to hearing, that is, from purely symbolic.
For example, we all know that there is such a country in Europe – Spain.
But, as it turns out, this word literally translates as “Country
sets of rabbits “. Or take Poland – “Country of Fields”, Italy –
�”Country of young cattle”, Ukraine – “Country at the edge” (probably
I mean: at the edge of Russia). By the way, Chile is also extreme
(the most extreme) country – “Where the Earth ends.”
Amazing, in many cases, cognitive true names
countries of the world allow to look into their history, to come into contact with
geographic location of a particular territory, meet
with the local customs of many nations and even face the fact that
Some state names arose due to mistakes that were made
However, watch a short video, stop it by
when considering a particular continent in more detail,
for example, looking for the country you want to go to
rest this summer, and learn our world from an etymological point