Azerbaycan

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Etymology[edit]

From Azerbaijani Azərbaycan, from Persian آذربایجان(âzarbâyjân), from Arabic أَذَرْبَيْجَان(ʾaḏarbayjān), from Classical Persian آذربایگان(âðarbâyegân), آذربادگان(âðarbâdgân), from 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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːzɛɾ.bajˈdʒan/
  • Hyphenation: A‧zer‧bay‧can

Proper noun[edit]

Azerbaycan

  1. Azerbaijan (a country in Europe and Asia)

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