Scripts Жайық(Kazakh) جايىق(Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. zhah-YUK
Other Forms FormsZhayiq, Zhayyq, Jaiyq
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/25/2016
Last Editor Editorhighexpectasians on 5/18/2020
Probably from Jaiyk, the name of the Turkic god of rivers, which is derived from Turkic yād meaning "wide, spread out". This is the Kazakh name for the Ural River.