Kyrgyz Submitted Place Names

Kyrgyz names are used in the country of Kyrgyzstan in central Eurasia.
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ALTAY Алтай (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Russian, Kazakh, and Kyrgyz form of ALTAI.
ASTANA Астана (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Kyrgyz, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Ukrainian
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (âstâne). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which is now called Nur-Sultan.
BANGKOK Бангкок (Settlement) Thai, Afrikaans, Armenian, Bashkir, Bosnian, Chechen, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Ingush, Italian, Karakalpak, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Ossetian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, Turkish, Uzbek
From Thai บางกอก (baang-gòk), believed to be derived from บาง (baang) meaning "community, village, settlement" and กอก (gòk) meaning "olive", possibly used in reference to the olive trees that grew around the area... [more]
BASHKYRTSTAN Башкыртстан (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BISHKEK Бишкек (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Malay, Persian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. One theory suggests that it comes from a word meaning "whorl, whisk" in Kyrgyz, referring to a tool used to prepare kumis (a dairy product). It could also mean "five heights" from Kyrgyz беш (besh) meaning "five" and бийик (biyik) meaning "tall, high" or "five chiefs" from беш (besh) meaning "five" and the Turkish title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
CHECHENSTAN Чеченстан (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of CHECHNYA.
KALMAKSTAN Калмакстан (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
From калмак (kalmak), the Kyrgyz name for the Kalmyk people, combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the Kyrgyz name for Kalmykia.
KAZBEK Казбек (Mountain) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Russian Казбек (Kazbek) which is from Arabic قَاضِي (qāḍī) meaning "judge, arbiter" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
MADRID Мадрид (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Abkhaz, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Avar, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chechen, Chuvash, Circassian, Crimean Tatar, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Ingush, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Ossetian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek, Yakut
From the older name Magerit which is of uncertain meaning and origin. It may be derived from Arabic اَلْمَجْرِيط‎ (al-majrīṭ) meaning "source of water", from Latin matrix meaning "mother, source, origin (of rivers)", or from Celtic mageto ritu meaning "great bridge"... [more]
MAKHACHKALA Махачкала (Settlement) Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Ukrainian
From the given name MAKHACH combined with Kumyk къала (qala) meaning "fortress", named in honour of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary... [more]
MALI Мали (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Mali Empire, which was derived from Mandinka or Bambara mali meaning "hippopotamus" or "the place where the king lives". This is the name of a landlocked country in West Africa.
NUR-SULTAN Нур-Султан (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, German, Italian, Kyrgyz, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the given name NURSULTAN. This is the capital city of Kazakhstan, renamed in honour of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-)... [more]
SHINZHANG Шинжаң (Region) Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of XINJIANG.
SUMATRA Суматра (Island) Indonesian, Acehnese, Javanese, Sundanese, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tatar, Tagalog, Turkish, Uzbek
From Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This is the name of an island in Indonesia.
TAZHIKSTAN Тажикстан (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Bashkir
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Bashkir form of TAJIKISTAN.
TUNIS Тунис (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess TANITH... [more]
TYVA Тыва (Political Subdivision) Tuvan, Bashkir, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Ossetian, Russian, Tatar, Yakut
Form of TUVA.
YEMEN Йемен (Country) Bashkir, Bulgarian, Chinese, Chuvash, Circassian, Crimean Tatar, Danish, English, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lezgin, Mongolian, Ossetian, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Uyghur
From Arabic اليمن (al-Yaman) which is probably from يَمِين (yamīn) meaning "right (hand), south". This is the name of a country in Western Asia.
ZHAKARTA Жакарта (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Mongolian
Kyrgyz form of JAKARTA as well as a Mongolian alternate transcription.
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