Othman

Othman

[oth-muhn; for 1 also Arabic ooth-mahn]
noun, plural Othmans.
2.
Ottoman ( defs 3, 4 ).
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Othman (ˈɒθmən, ɒθˈmɑːn)
 
adj, —n
a variant of Ottoman

Ottoman or Othman (ˈɒtəmən)
 
adj
1.  history of or relating to the Ottomans or the Ottoman Empire
2.  denoting or relating to the Turkish language
 
n , -mans
3.  a member of a Turkish people who invaded the Near East in the late 13th century
 
[C17: from French, via Medieval Latin, from Arabic Othmāni Turkish, from Turkish Othman Osman I]
 
Othman or Othman
 
adj
 
n
 
[C17: from French, via Medieval Latin, from Arabic Othmāni Turkish, from Turkish Othman Osman I]

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othman

ruler of a Turkmen principality in northwestern Anatolia who is regarded as the founder of the Ottoman Turkish state. Both the name of the dynasty and the empire that the dynasty established are derived from the Arabic form ('Uthman) of his name.

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