Type Country
Scripts Узбекистан(Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. uwz-BEHK-i-stahn(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Uzbek O'zbekiston, derived from the ethnic name O'zbek (which is probably in part from Turkic beg meaning "chieftain, master") combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOesbekistan(Afrikaans) Uzbekistán(Czech) Oezbekistan(Dutch) Ouzbékistan(French) Ozbekstan(Kazakh) Ozbekstan(Kyrgyz) Ozbakestan(Persian) Uzbekistán(Spanish) Uzbekiston(Tajik) Uzbekystan(Ukrainian) O'zbekiston(Uzbek)
Same SpellingUzbekistán


Entry updated May 29, 2020