Azerbaycan

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Azerbaycan

  1. Azerbaijan (a country in Europe and Asia)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آذربایجان(āzarbāyjān), from Classical Persian آذَربایجان(āzarbāyjān), 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).

Compare also Azerbaijani Azərbaycan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aː.zeɾ.baj.dʒan/, [äː.z̪ɛɾ.bäj.d͡ʒän̪]
  • Hyphenation: A‧zer‧bay‧can

Proper noun[edit]

Azerbaycan

  1. Azerbaijan (a country in Europe and Asia)

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