Turkmen Definition

tûrkmĕn, -mən
turcoman, turcomans, turkmens, turkoman, turkomans
noun
A native or inhabitant of Turkmenistan.
American Heritage
A member of a people living mainly in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan and in N Iran and Afghanistan.
Webster's New World
The Turkic language of this people.
Webster's New World
A member of a Turkic people of northern Iraq.
American Heritage
The Turkic language of the Iraqi Turkmen.
American Heritage
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pronoun

A Turkic language of the Turkmen spoken mostly in Turkmenistan.

Wiktionary
adjective
Of the Turkmens or their language or culture.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Turkmen

Noun

Singular:
turkmen
Plural:
turkmens

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

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