Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Uzbek Oʻzbekiston, itself from Uzbek oʻzbek 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.
Uzbekistāna f (4th declension)
- Uzbekistan (a country in Central Asia; capital: Tashkent)
- Uzbekistānas karogs ― the flag of Uzbekistan
- Taškenta ir Uzbekistānas lielākā pilsēta ― Tashkent is the largest city of Uzbekistan
- Uzbekistāna ir 56. lielākā valsts pēc platības ― Uzbekistan is the 56th largest country by area