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Turkoman

noun

  1. (person noun)  a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areas
    Synonyms: Turcoman, Turkmen. Type of: Turki
  2. (Turkic language)  the Turkic language spoken by the Turkoman
    Synonyms: Turcoman, Turkmen. Type of: Turkic language

Etymology summary

from Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian turkumān resembling a Turk, from...
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turkomen [plural] | Turkman

a member of a formerly nomadic people of central Asia, now living chiefly in Turkmenistan and in northeastern Iran | the Turkmen language | of or ... (24 of 375 words, 3 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/turkoman

Wikipedia:

Turkmen [disambiguation] | Turkoman | Turkman

may refer to: Of or relating to Turkmenistan, a country in Central Asia, specifically: Turkmen SSR, that country as a constituent republic of the former Soviet Union | Turkmen language, the national language of Turkmenistan | Turkmen people, an ethnic ... (38 of 218 words, 14 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Turkmen

Oxford Dictionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turcoman | Turkoman carpet | rug

another term for "Turkmen". | a kind of large, soft, richly coloured rug made by the Turkmens. (16 of 58 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Turkoman

Merriam-Webster:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turcomans [plural] | Turcoman

a member of a Turkic-speaking traditionally nomadic people living chiefly in turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Iran (15 of 53 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/turkoman

New World Dictionary:

Turkmen | Turkmens [plural] | Turcoman | Turkman [rare] | Turkomans [plural]

a member of a people living mainly in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan and in northern Iran and Afghanistan | the Turkic language of this ... (23 of 40 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/turkmen

Random House Dictionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turcoman [sense-specific] | Turkmen [synonym, sense-specific]

a member of a Turkish people consisting of a group of tribes that inhabit the region near the Aral Sea and parts of Iran and Afghanistan. | Turkmen (27 of 37 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/turkoman

Wiktionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turcoman [sense-specific]

one of the Turkmen ethnic group | Of, or relating to, these people (12 of 14 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Turkoman

Encarta Dictionary:

Turkmen | Turkmens [plural] | Turkoman: Turkomans [plural] | Turcoman: Turcomans [plural] | Turkomans [plural] | Turcomans [plural] | Turkoman | Turcoman

a member of an originally nomadic Turkic-speaking people who now live mainly in Turkmenistan and Afghanistan | the Turkic official language of ... (21 of 70 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861722574​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turkomen [plural] | Turkman

First use: 16th century

Origin: from Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian turkumān resembling a Turk, from turk Turk + māndan to be like

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/turkoman

Merriam-Webster:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turcomans [plural] | Turcoman

First use: about 1520

Origin: Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian Turkmān, from turkmān resembling a Turkish, from Turk

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/turkoman

Online Etymology:

Turkoman

First use: about 1600

Origin: Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian Turkman, literally "Turk-like", from Turk + -man "like".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=turkoman

Oxford Dictionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turcoman | Turkoman carpet | rug

First use: early 17th century

Origin: medieval Latin Turcomannus, French turcoman, from Persian turkmān (see "Turkmen")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Turkoman

New World Dictionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural]

Origin: Persian Turkumān, one like a Turkish

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/turkoman

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Turkoman | Turkomans [plural] | Turkomen [plural] | Turkman

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Turkoman"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/turkoman

the Free Dictionary:

Turkoman

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Turkoman"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Turkoman"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Turkoman

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Turkoman

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Turkoman"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=turkom​01 word=Turkoman

YourDictionary Audio:

Turkoman

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Turkoman" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/turkoman

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