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Names of Amber


Berenikis: 
Greece, (A historic reference to a blonde-haired queen Berenice  II, wife of king Tolomeo Eurgete)
Bernstein: 

Germany (meaning stone that burns)
Borostyan:

Hungarian and Ukranian
Burshtinen: 
Yiddish, used as an adjective
Bursztyn: 

Poland
Captured
Sunshine, 

(Poetic)
Chihlinbar: 

Romanian
Ching
Peh:

Thai
Dzintars:

Latvia
(Thanks to Dmitry
Telnov
Elektron:
 

Latin (Ancient Greek, possibly meaning 'bright material'; more 
accurately due to negative electrical charge acquired by friction; a basis for our word 'electricity')
Fehg: 

China
Fossil Resin: 
Standard term
Freja's Tears: 
Poetic, Nordic
Fuling: 

China
Fung Chi:
China
Gintaras: 

Lithuania 
Ghashmal: 
Hebrew (Say it quick and someone may say "Bless you")
Glessum,  Glesum: (Per E. Ragazzi, ancient German term, reported by Latin  author Tacito; English term 'glass' possibly evolved from this) 
Hardene Honey: 
(Poetic)
Harpaks: 

Ancient Syria 
Hsiang P'o: 
China 
Hu Po: 
China, Poetic term - 'Tiger's Soul'
Huh P'o: 
China , Poetic term - 'Tears of the Tiger'
Jantar: 

Poland 
Kah Ruba: 
India
Kahroba:  
Arabic (it means raw rubber)
Karabe: 

Ancient Italian: taken from Arabic term meaining "material that attracts straw", alluding to the electrostatic properties of amber 
Kehribar:

Turkey
Kehruba: 

Turkey (poetic meaning of 'straw thief') 
Kao Li:  
China
Kohaku: 

Japan
Langurium, Lyncurium:
Latin,  from lincurio meaning 'urine of lynx' -  formerly believed as condensed urine of Lynx & also associated with Liguria, a region of Italy where amber was supposed to be found.
Merevaik: 

Estonia
Ming P'o: 
China
Nan P'o: 
China
Nka
Pa: 
 
African (Ashanti Tribe)
Gold:   

(Poetic)
Petrified Light: 
(Poetic)
Poh She: 
Tibet
Pterygophon: 
(Ancient Greek, meaning 'material that attracts feathers', 

 referring to electrostatic properties of amber) 

Rav: 

India
Retinite:
 
(Minerological name for amber NOT containing succinic acid) 
Sacrium: 
Ancient Scizia from the Jutland region we now know as Denmark 
Sea Gold: 
(Poetic) 
Sekal:  

Egyptian
Shih Chien:  
China
Soukinos: 

ancient Greek for amber (juice) deriving from Latin
succinum
Sot:  

Armenian
Succina
(ambar is another):

Spanish
Succinite:
  
Mineralogical name of amber
fromBaltic, since succininc acid is contained therein 
Succino: 

Ancient Italian, translation of succinum
Succinum: 

Latin (Meaning 'juice')
Sun Tears: 
Poetic
Sung Chi:  
China
Tears of the Heliades: 
Poetic, Greek 
Tiger's Soul: 
Poetic, Asian
Trnagrahin: 
Tun Mou: 
China, Viet Nam 
Hobak: 

Korea
Yantar: 

Russia, Bielorus, Ukraine, etc. 
Yainitar: 

Phoenicia

Cililar: 

Serbia

 

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