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See also: Melnkalnē


 Melnkalne on Latvian Wikipedia
Melnkalne (Eiropā)
Melnkalnes karogs


From melns (black) +‎ kalns (mountain), following the model of other languages, e.g., Italian Montenegro (< monte (mountain) and negro (black), whence English Montenegro), Russian Черногория (Černogórija) (< чёрный (čórnyj, black) and гора (gorá, mountain)), Albanian Mali i Zi (black mountain), all basically translations of Serbo-Croatian Црна Гора (Crna Gora, Black Mountain), a term that originally referred to Mt. Lovćen, and later, by extension, to the entire region, province, now independent country, of Montenegro.



Proper noun[edit]

Melnkalne f (5th declension)

  1. Montenegro (country in the Balkans in Eastern Europe, with Podgorica as its capital)
    Melnkalnes karogs‎ ― the flag of Montenegro
    Melnkalnes prezidents‎ ― the president of Montenegro
    Melnkalne ir valsts Balkānu reģionā, Eiropā‎ ― Montenegro is a country in the Balkan region, in Europe


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former Yugoslav republics: