Kazahstāna

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Latvian[edit]

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Kazahstāna (Eirāzijā)
Kazahstānas karogs

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Kazakh Қазақстан (Qazaqstan), itslef from Kazakh қазақ (qazaq) and Persian ستان (stān), a common ending for country names. In Latvian, the word was made into a feminine, 4th-declension noun, following the general pattern for country names.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Kazahstāna f (4th declension)

  1. Kazakhstan (country in central Asia, partially also in Europe, with Astana as its capital)
    Kazahstānas karogsthe flag of Kazakhstan
    Kazahstānā atrodas Baikonuras kosmodromsthe Baikonur Cosmodrome is situated in Kazakhstan
    Kazahstāna pasludināja sevi par neatkarīgu valsti 1991. gada 16. decembrīKazakhstan declared itself an independent country on December 16th, 1991

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