Almaty meaning

älmə-tē
A city of Kazakhstan in the southeast part of the country near the border of Kyrgyzstan. Founded in the 1850s as a Russian fort and trading post, the city served as the capital of Kazakhstan from 1929 to 1997 and is the commercial and cultural center of the country.
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(place) City in SE Kazakhstan: former capital.
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The largest city in and former (until 1998) capital of Kazakhstan, formerly known as Alma-Ata.
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Origin of almaty

  • Transliteration from Kazakh Алматы (Almatı), which is an adjective form of алма (alma, “apple”).

    From Wiktionary