Azerbaijan

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Persian آذربایجان(âzarbâyjân), from Arabic أَذَرْبَيْجَان(ʾaḏarbayjān), from Classical Persian آذربایگان(âðarbâyegân), آذربادگان(âðarbâdgân), form Middle Persian [script needed] (ʾtwrpʾtkʾn), [script needed] (ʾtwrpʾtkn /Ādurbādagān/), from the name of Atropates, the Persian nobleman who founded the independent kingdom of Atropatene, from Old Persian 𐎠𐎬𐎼𐎱𐎫 (a-tu-r-p-t /Āturpat/, protected by fire). For the suffix see -ական (-akan), گان(gân). Compare Old Armenian Ատրպատական (Atrpatakan), Ատրապատական (Atrapatakan), Ատրպայական (Atrpayakan), Armenian Ադրբեջան (Adrbeǰan), Byzantine Greek Ἀδαρβιγάνων (Adarbigánōn), Classical Syriac ܐܕܘܪܒܝܓܐܢ(ʾĀḏōrbêḡān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌæz.ə(ɹ).baɪˈ(d)ʒɑːn/, /ə.ˈzɛː(ɹ).baɪˌdʒɑːn/
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Proper noun[edit]

Azerbaijan

  1. A country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia; official name: Republic of Azerbaijan
  2. Iranian Azerbaijan

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Translations[edit]

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Basque[edit]

Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Azerbaijan inan

  1. Azerbaijan (a country in Europe and Asia)

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Ido[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Azerbaijan

  1. Azerbaijan (a country in Europe and Asia)

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

See English Azerbaijan, from Ancient Greek Ἀτροπατηνή (Atropatēnḗ).

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Azerbaijan

  1. Azerbaijan (a country in Europe and Asia)

Adjective[edit]

Azerbaijan

  1. Azerbaijani (pertaining to Azerbaijan)
    bahasa AzerbaijanAzeri, Azerbaijani (language)
    orang AzerbaijanAzeri, Azerbaijani (person)

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Azerbaïdjan.

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Azerbaijan

  1. Azerbaijan (a country in Europe and Asia)

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