Turkman

Turkman

[turk-muhn]
noun, plural Turkmen.
a native or inhabitant of Turkmenistan.

Origin:
1475–85; alteration of Turkoman

Turkmenian [turk-mee-nee-uhn] , adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Turkman
Collins
World English Dictionary
Turkoman or Turkman (ˈtɜːkəmən)
 
n , -mans, -men
1.  a member of a formerly nomadic people of central Asia, now living chiefly in Turkmenistan and in NE Iran
2.  the Turkmen language
 
adj
3.  of or relating to this people or their language
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian turkumān resembling a Turk, from turk Turk + māndan to be like]
 
Turkman or Turkman
 
n
 
adj
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian turkumān resembling a Turk, from turk Turk + māndan to be like]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature