Turkmen meaning

tûrk'mĕn, -mən
A native or inhabitant of Turkmenistan.
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A member of a traditionally nomadic Turkic people inhabiting Turkmenistan and neighboring areas in Iran and Afghanistan.
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The Turkic language of the Turkmen.
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A member of a Turkic people of northern Iraq.
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The Turkic language of the Iraqi Turkmen.
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A native or inhabitant of Turkmenistan.
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A member of a traditionally nomadic Turkic people inhabiting Turkmenistan and neighboring areas in Iran and Afghanistan.
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The Turkic language of the Turkmen.
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A member of a Turkic people of northern Iraq.
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The Turkic language of the Iraqi Turkmen.
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A member of a people living mainly in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan and in N Iran and Afghanistan.
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The Turkic language of this people.
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Of the Turkmens or their language or culture.
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A person from Turkmenistan or of Turkmen descent.
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A Turkic language of the Turkmen spoken mostly in Turkmenistan.
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Of, from, or pertaining to Turkmenistan, the Turkmen people or the Turkmen language.
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Origin of turkmen

  • Medieval Latin Turcomannus from Persian turkmān Turklike, Turkmen turk Turk Turki -mān resembling, like (from mānistan, mān- to resemble) (akin to Avestan mana- measurement, manner) (from mā- to measure) (akin to Sanskrit mimīte he measures mē-2 in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Medieval Latin Turcomannus from Persian turkmān Turklike, Turkmen turk Turk Turki -mān resembling, like (from mānistan, mān- to resemble) (akin to Avestan mana- measurement, manner) (from mā- to measure) (akin to Sanskrit mimīte he measures mē-2 in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition