Type Country
Scripts Кыргызстан(Kyrgyz)
Pronounced Pron. /qɯr.ʁɯs.ˈstɑn/(Kyrgyz) /ˌkɜɹ.ɡɪ.ˈstæn/(American English) /ˈkɪɹ.ɡɪ.ˌstæn/(American English) /ˌkɜː.ɡɪ.ˈstæn/(British English) /ˈkɪə.ɡɪ.ˌstæn/(British English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Kyrgyz Кыргызстан (Kyrgyzstan), a combination of the name of the Kyrgyz people and the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name may be derived from the Turkic word kyrk meaning "forty". This is the name of a country in central Asia.

Related Names

Rootskyrgyz + stan
Other Languages & CulturesKirgistan(Bosnian) Jierjisisitan(Chinese) Kirgistan(Croatian) Kirgisistan(Danish) Kirghizistan, Kirghizstan(French) Kirgisistan, Kirgistan(German) Kirgistan(Icelandic) Kirghizistan(Italian) Qyrghyzstan(Kazakh) Kirgistan(Macedonian) Kirgisistan(Norwegian) Kirgistan(Polish) Kirgistan(Serbian) Kirguistán, Kirguizistán(Spanish) Qirghiziston(Tajik) Kırgızistan(Turkish) Qirg'iziston(Uzbek)
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Entry updated April 23, 2024