Istambul

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Galician[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Istambul

  1. Istanbul (the largest city in Turkey)
    Synonyms: (historical) Bizancio, (historical) Constantinopla

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish استانبول(İstanbul) (Turkish İstanbul) from Byzantine Greek εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḕn Pólin, to the City), which is how Constantinople was referred to by the local Greeks.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -uw, (Portugal) -ul
  • Hyphenation: Is‧tam‧bul

Proper noun[edit]

Istambul

  1. Istanbul (the largest city in Turkey)
    Synonyms: (historical) Bizâncio, (historical) Constantinopla