Uyghur Submitted Place Names

Uyghur names are used by the Uyghur people in western China.
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ASIYA ئاسىيا (Region) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Hausa, Telugu, Uyghur
Form of ASIA.
BAKU باكۇ (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]
BEYJING بېيجىڭ (Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of BEIJING.
BISHKEK بىشكەك (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, English, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uyghur, 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 traditional dairy product). It could also mean "five heights" from Kyrgyz беш (besh) meaning "five" and бийик (biyik) meaning "tall, high", or it could mean "five chiefs" from беш (besh) meaning "five" and the Turkish title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
DAGHISTAN داغىستان (Political Subdivision) Avar, Dargin, Arabic, Uyghur
Avar, Dargin, Arabic, and Uyghur form of DAGESTAN.
ENQERE ئەنقەرە (Settlement) Kurdish, Uyghur
Kurdish and Uyghur form of ANKARA.
FILIPPIN فىلىپپىن (Country) Azerbaijani, Kabyle, Kyrgyz, Lao, Mongolian, Tajik, Thai, Uyghur, Uzbek
Form of PHILIPPINES.
HAWANA ھاۋانا‎ (Settlement) Chinese, Polish, Thai, Uyghur
Chinese, Polish, Thai, and Uyghur form of HAVANA.
HINDISTAN ھىندىستان (Country) Azerbaijani, Karakalpak, Kumyk, Kurdish, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur
Form of HENDUSTAN.
ISLAMABAD ئىسلامئاباد (Settlement) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Urdu اسلام آباد (Islām ābād) meaning "city of Islam" from the name of the religion of Islam and Urdu آباد (ābād) meaning "inhabited place, city". This is the name of the capital city of Pakistan.
ISPANIYE ئىسپانىيە (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
ISTANBUL ئىستانبۇل (Settlement) Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Turkish İstanbul, which comes from a misinterpretation of the Medieval Greek phrase εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḗn pólin) meaning "to the City", a colloquial name for the city of Constantinople (reflecting its status as the only major city in the vicinity)... [more]
KALIFORNIYE كالىفورنىيە‎ (Political Subdivision) Uyghur
Uyghur form of CALIFORNIA.
KAMBODZHA كامبودژا‎ (Country) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uyghur
Form of CAMBODIA.
LIWIYE لىۋىيە‎ (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of LIBYA.
MEDINE مەدىنە (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of MEDINA.
MEKKE مەككە (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of MECCA.
MONGGHULIYE موڭغۇلىيە (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Uyghur
Uyghur form of MONGOLIA.
NAMIBIYE نامىبىيە (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of NAMIBIA.
OMAN ئومان (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]
PARIZH پارىژ (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uyghur
Form of PARIS.
PYONGYANG پيوڭياڭ‎ (Settlement) Korean, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Uyghur
From Sino-Korean 平 (pyeong) meaning "flat, level, plane" and 壤 (yang) meaning "soil, land". This is the name of the capital city of North Korea.
QATAR قاتار (Country) Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Catharrei, the name given to the inhabitants of region by Roman writer Pliny the Elder, which may have been based on the name of a local settlement. The name Catara was later used by Greek astronomer Ptolemy to refer to the peninsula, which was eventually transmitted into Arabic... [more]
QAZAN قازان (Settlement) Arabic, Avar, Bashkir, Karachay-Balkar, Kazakh, Lak, Ossetian, Urdu, Uyghur
Form of KAZAN.
QAZAQISTAN قازاقىستان, Қазақистан (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of KAZAKHSTAN.
RIGA رىگا (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]
SHINJANG شىنجاڭ‎ (Political Subdivision & Region) Uyghur, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Uyghur form of XINJIANG as well as an alternate transcription of Kazakh and Kyrgyz SHINZHANG.
SURINAM سۇرىنام (Country) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, English, Hindi, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
English variant of SURINAME as well as the standard name for the country in several languages.
TASHKENT تاشكەنت (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, English, Indonesian, Kazakh, Malay, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Uzbek Toshkent meaning "stone city", from tosh meaning "stone" and Turkic kend meaning "city". This is the name of the capital city of Uzbekistan.
TIMPU تىمپۇ (Settlement) Georgian, Tamil, Uyghur
Georgian, Tamil, and Uyghur form of THIMPHU.
TUNIS تۇنىس (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess TANITH... [more]
TÜRKMENISTAN تۈركمەنىستان (Country) Turkmen, Crimean Tatar, Estonian, Gagauz, Turkish, Uyghur
Form of TURKMENISTAN.
ÜRÜMCHI ئۈرۈمچى (Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of ÜRÜMQI.
URUMCHI ئۈرۈمچى (Settlement) Uyghur, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chechen, Chuvash, Georgian, Hindi, Lezgin, Ossetian, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Uyghur alternate transcription of ÜRÜMCHI as well as the form of ÜRÜMQI used in various languages.
WATIKAN ۋاتىكان (Country) Turkmen, Uyghur
Turkmen and Uyghur form of Vatican.
YEMEN يەمەن (Country) Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, English, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Uyghur
From Arabic اليمن (al-Yaman) which is probably from يَمِين (yamīn) meaning "right (hand), south". This is the name of a country in Western Asia.
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