Levente wrote:mōdgethanc wrote:I never understood how or why "Rumania[n]" caught on when their names in the language itself are România and română.
My explanation is that in many languages ( Slavic ones ) the way they call us contains u.
In Hungarian it is even crazier.
The way we call many countries does not resemble at all how they call themselves.
Isnt it called "Romania" in Hungarian?
I dont know NON-indo-European languages,but you can tell me ow it is really written