are used in the country of Kazakhstan in central Eurasia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ALTAI Алтай (Political Subdivision & Mountain) English, Mongolian, Russian, Altai, Kazakh
Combination of Mongolian алт (alt)
meaning "gold" and тай (tay)
meaning "with" (wholly meaning "the mountain with gold"). The Altai Republic is a federal subject north of Mongolia in Russia... [more]
ASTANA Астана, استانا (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
BISHKEK Бішкек, بىشكەك (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]
KAVKAZ Кавказ, كاۆكاز (Region) Avar, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chechen, Chuvash, Croatian, Czech, Ingush, Karachay-Balkar, Kazakh, Lezgin, Macedonian, Ossetian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Tatar, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of CAUCASUS
MEKSIKA Мексика, مەكسىيكا (Country) Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Chechen, Crimean Tatar, Georgian, Ingush, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Tajik, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur
Form of MEXICO
used in various languages.
NUR-SULTAN Нұр-Сұлтан, نۇر-سۇلتان (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]
PAVLODAR Павлодар (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English
Derived from the name of Pavel Alexandrovich, a former Grand Duke of Russia. The city was originally named Koryakovsky
before Pavel's birth. Pavlodar is a northeastern city in Kazakhstan.
SHYMKENT Шымкент, شىمكەنت (Settlement) Kazakh, English, Russian, Bashkir, Belarusian, Chechen, Indonesian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish
From Kazakh шым (shym)
meaning "sod, turf, meadow" and кент (kent)
meaning "town". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
SORTOBE Сортөбе (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English
Meaning unknown. Sortobe is a small settlement located near the border between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The population consists mostly of Dungans, an ethnic group from China.
SULAVESI Сулавеси, سۋلاۆەسىي (Island) Russian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Kazakh, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of SULAWESI
used in various languages.
TUNIS Тунис (Settlement & Country) English, Arabic, Croatian, Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Tajik, Armenian
Derived from the name تُونِس (tūnis)
, of disputed meaning. One theory suggests Berber origin from the Tamazight root ⵜⵏⵙ (tns)
meaning "to lay down" or "encampment" or ens
meaning "to lie down, to pass the night", Others state that the name is from TANITH
, the name of a Phoenician goddess, or from Tynes
, the name of an ancient city... [more]