Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TUR-kee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Latin Turcia, derived from the ethnonym Turk, which is from Old Turkic possibly meaning "ancestry". This is the name of a country situated on the Anatolian peninsula.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTurkye(Afrikaans) Turkiyya(Arabic) Turska(Bosnian) Turtsiya(Bulgarian) Turquia(Catalan) Turska(Croatian) Turkije(Dutch) Turquie(French) Türkei(German) Tourkia(Greek) Turchia(Italian) Turcia(Late Roman) Turquia(Portuguese) Turtsiya(Russian) Turska(Serbian) Turquía(Spanish) Türkiye(Turkish)


Entry updated July 2, 2017