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ScriptsКазахстан RussianUkrainian
PronouncedPron.KAHZ-ək-stan English
kə-zukh-STAN Russian

Meaning & History

From Kazakh Қазақстан (Qazaqstan), from the ethnic name қазақ (qazaq), which is probably of Turkic origin, combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
Other Languages & CulturesKasachstan German Qazaqstan Kazakh
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute