Azerbaijanian

Azerbaijani

[ah-zer-bahy-jah-nee, az-er-bahy-jan-ee]
noun, plural Azerbaijanis (especially collectively) Azerbaijani for 1, 2.
1.
a native or inhabitant of Azerbaijan.
2.
a member of an Azerbaijani-speaking people of Azerbaijan and of the Iranian provinces of Azerbaijan.
3.
the Turkic language of the Azerbaijani, written with Cyrillic letters in Azerbaijan and with Arabic letters in Iran.
Also, Azerbaijanian.


Origin:
1885–90; Azerbaijan + -i suffix of membership

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Azerbaijani (ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːnɪ)
 
n , -ni, -nis
1.  Sometimes shortened to: Azeri a native or inhabitant of Azerbaijan
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family

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