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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian یونان(yunân), from Old Persian 𐎹𐎢𐎴 (yauna, Ionia), from Ancient Greek Ἰωνία (Iōnía, Ionia). Likely influenced by Sanskrit यवन (yavana, a Greek), Arabic اَلْيُونَان(al-yūnān).

Proper nounEdit

यूनान (yūnān? (Urdu spelling یونان‎)

  1. Greece (a country in Europe)
  2. (historical) Ancient Greece