Neman

[ nem-uh n, nyem‐, nee-muh n ]
/ ˈnɛm ən, ˈnyɛm‐, ˈni mən /

noun

a river rising in central Byelorussia (Belarus), flowing W through Lithuania into the Baltic. 582 miles (937 km) long.

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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Lithuanian Ne·mu·nas [nye-moo-nahs] /ˈnyɛ mʊˌnɑs/.
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Neman

Nyeman

/ (Russian ˈnjɛmən) /

noun

a river in NE Europe, rising in Belarus and flowing northwest through Lithuania to the Baltic. Length: 937 km (582 miles)Polish name: Niemen
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