Turkmen Submitted Place Names

Turkmen names are used in the country of Turkmenistan.
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ALBANIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ALBANIA.
ALMATY (Settlement) Kazakh, Albanian, Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Kazakh алма (alma) meaning "apple". This is the name of the largest city in Kazakhstan.
AWSTRIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of AUSTRIA.
AZERBEÝJAN Азербайҗан (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of AZERBAIJAN.
AZIÝA (Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ASIA.
BAHREÝN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of BAHRAIN.
BAKU (Settlement) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur
From Azerbaijani Bakı from Persian باکو (bâku), which is of uncertain meaning. One popular etymology suggests that it means "wind-pounded city" from Persian باد (bâd) meaning "wind" and کوبیدن (kubidan) meaning "to pound, to beat" (given in reference to the area's storms and high winds)... [more]
BANGLADEŞ (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, Turkish, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, Turkish, and Turkmen form of BANGLADESH.
BELGIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of BELGIUM.
BEÝRUT (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of BEIRUT.
BIŞKEK (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, and Turkmen form of BISHKEK.
BOLGARIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of BULGARIA.
BRUNEÝ (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of BRUNEI.
BUHARA (Region & Settlement) Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Bukhara.
ÇAD (Country & Body of Water) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, Turkish, Turkmen
Form of CHAD.
ÇEHIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ČECHY, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
DAGYSTAN (Political Subdivision) Nogai, Turkmen
Nogai and Turkmen form of DAGESTAN.
DUŞANBE (Settlement) Gagauz, Turkish, Turkmen
Gagauz, Turkish, and Turkmen form of DUSHANBE.
EFIOPIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ETHIOPIA.
EKWADOR (Country) Maltese, Polish, Turkmen
Maltese, Polish, and Turkmen form of ECUADOR.
ERITREÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ERITREA.
ESTONIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ESTONIA.
EÝRAN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of IRAN.
FILIPPINLER (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar and Turkmen form of PHILIPPINES.
FINLÝANDIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of FINLAND.
FRANSIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Francia (see FRANCE).
GAMBIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of GAMBIA.
GARAGANDA (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of KARAGANDA.
GAZAGYSTAN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of KAZAKHSTAN.
GRESIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Graecia (see GREECE).
GRUZIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of GORJ, used as the name for the country of Georgia.
GWATEMALA (Country) Maltese, Polish, Turkmen
Maltese, Polish, and Turkmen form of GUATEMALA.
GYRGYZYSTAN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of KYRGYZSTAN.
HINJIÝAN (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of XINJIANG.
HORWATIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of CROATIA.
HYTAÝ (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of CATHAY, used as the Turkmen name of China.
INDONEZIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of INDONESIA.
IORDANIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of JORDAN (the country).
IRLANDIÝA (Country & Island) Turkmen
Turkmen form of IRELAND.
ISLANDIÝA (Country & Island) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ICELAND.
ISPANIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
ISWIÇ (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SWEDEN.
ITALIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Italia (see ITALY).
JAKARTA (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Mongolian, Persian, Romanian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkmen, Urdu, Uzbek
From Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jayá) meaning "victory, triumph" combined with कृत (kṛtá) meaning "done, made, accomplished"... [more]
KALIMANTAN (Political Subdivision, Island & Region) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kālá) meaning "time, season" and क्वथन (kvathana) meaning "boiling, churning". This is the name of the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, though it is used to refer to the entire island in Indonesian... [more]
KAZAN (Settlement) Tatar, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Chechen, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Ingush, Japanese, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lezgin, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Yakut
Probably from Turkic qazan meaning "kettle, cauldron". This is the name of the capital city of Tatarstan.
KENIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of KENYA.
KOREÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of KOREA.
KOSOWO (Country) Polish, Turkmen
Polish and Turkmen form of KOSOVO.
KUALA LUMPUR (Settlement) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
Means "muddy confluence" from Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and lumpur meaning "mud". This is the name of the capital and largest city of Malaysia.
KUWEÝT (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of KUWAIT.
LAGOS (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
From Portuguese lagos meaning "lakes". This is the name of a city in Nigeria as well as a state of the same name.
LAOS (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Coined by the French when they united the three historical Lao kingdoms into French Indochina, a former group of colonial territories in Southeast Asia. The name comes from Lao ລາວ (lāo), the ethnic name of Lao people, who were the dominant group in the region... [more]
LATWIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of LATVIA.
LIBERIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of LIBERIA.
LIHTENŞTEÝN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of LIECHTENSTEIN.
LIWAN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of LEBANON.
LIWIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of LIBYA.
MADRID (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
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]
MALAÝZIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MALAYSIA.
MALDIWLER (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MALDIVES.
MAWRITANIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MAURITANIA.
MONGOLIÝA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MONGOLIA.
MÜSÜR (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MISR.
NAMIBIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of NAMIBIA.
NIDERLANDLAR (Country) Turkmen, Uzbek
Turkmen and Uzbek form of NETHERLANDS.
NIGERIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of NIGERIA.
NORWEGIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of NORWAY.
OMAN (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Arabic عمان‎ (ʿUmān), which is of disputed etymology. It may be from Arabic عُمَانَة (ʿumāna), a byname for the historical city of Sohar (presently located in Al Batinah North Governorate, Oman), which is probably derived from the root ع م ن‎ (ʿ-m-n) meaning "to settle, to remain, to dwell"... [more]
OWGANYSTAN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of AFGHANISTAN.
ÖZBEGISTAN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of UZBEKISTAN.
PÄKISTAN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of PAKISTAN.
PARIŽ (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of PARIS.
PLOWDIW (Settlement) German, Turkmen
German and Turkmen form of PLOVDIV.
POLINEZIÝA (Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of POLYNESIA.
POLŞA (Country) Azerbaijani, Gagauz, Turkmen
Azerbaijani, Gagauz, and Turkmen form of POLAND.
PORTUGALIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of PORTUGAL.
RIGA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Latvian Rīga, origin disputed. It may be derived from Livonian ringa meaning "loop", referring to an ancient harbor formed by the tributary loop of the Daugava river, from Riege, the German name of the Rīdzene (a tributary of the Daugava), or from Latvian rija meaning "threshing barn"... [more]
RUMYNIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ROMANIA.
RUSSIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of RUSSIA.
SAHARA (Country & Region) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Thai, Turkmen, Yiddish
Derived from Arabic صَحَارَى‎ (ṣaḥārā) meaning "deserts", the plural of صَحْرَاء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert". This is the name of a desert in Northern Africa as well as a disputed territory and semi-independent state (Western Sahara).
ŞANHAÝ (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SHANGHAI.
SAPPORO (Settlement) Japanese, Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Ainu サッ・ポロ・ペッ (sat poro pet) meaning "dry, great river", referring to the Toyohira River. This is the name of a city in northern Japan that serves as the capital of the Hokkaido Prefecture.
SERBIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SERBIA.
SIAM (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Portuguese Sciam, which was derived from Thai สยาม (sà-yǎam) of debated origin. The name may have come from Pali suvaṇṇabhūmi meaning "land of gold", Sanskrit श्याम (śyāma) meaning "dark, black", or Mon ရာမည (rhmañña) meaning "stranger"... [more]
SIRIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SYRIA.
SLOWAKIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOWENIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SLOVENIA.
ŞRI LANKA (Country & Island) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkmen form of SRI LANKA.
ŞWEÝSARIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SCHWEIZ, used as the Turkmen name of Switzerland.
TÄHRAN (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of TEHRAN.
TÄJIGISTAN Тәжигистан (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of TAJIKISTAN.
TANZANIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of TANZANIA.
TAÝLAND (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of THAILAND.
TIFLIS (Settlement) Crimean Tatar, English (Archaic), German, Spanish, Turkish, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, German, Spanish, Turkish, and Turkmen form of TBILISI as well as a historical English name for the city.
TÜRKIÝE (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of TURKEY.
TÜRKMENISTAN Түркменистан, توركمنستان (Country) Turkmen, Crimean Tatar, Estonian, Gagauz, Turkish, Uyghur
Form of TURKMENISTAN.
WATIKAN (Country) Turkmen, Uyghur
Turkmen and Uyghur form of Vatican.
WENGRIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of HUNGARY.
WÝETNAM (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of VIETNAM.
ÝAPONIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of JAPAN.
ÝEMEN (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of YEMEN.
ÝEREWAN (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of YEREVAN.
ÝEWROPA (Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of EUROPE.
YRAK (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of IRAQ.
YSRAÝYL (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ISRAEL.
ZAMBIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of ZAMBIA.
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