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Osmanli

[oz-man-lee, os-] /ɒzˈmæn li, ɒs-/
noun, plural Osmanlis.
1.
an Ottoman.
2.
the language of the Ottoman Turks.
adjective
3.
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Osmanli

/ɒzˈmænlɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Ottoman Empire
noun
2.
(pl) -lis. (formerly) a subject of the Ottoman Empire
3.
the Turkish language, esp as written in Arabic letters under the Ottoman Empire
Word Origin
C19: from Turkish, from Osman I
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Word Origin and History for Osmanli

"an Ottoman Turk," 1813, from Turkish Osmanli "of or pertaining to Osman," founder of the Ottoman dynasty (he reigned 1259-1326); his name is the Turkish pronunciation of Arabic Uthman. This is the native word where English generally uses Ottoman.

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