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See also: стан and -stan

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BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian ستان(stân, place of), from Indo-Iranian verbal stem √sthā (to stand, stay), from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (to stand).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [-ˈstɑn] (after back vowels)
  • IPA(key): [-ˈstän] (after front vowels)

SuffixEdit

-стан (-stan)

  1. Suffix to form country names when added to names of ethnic groups.

Derived termsEdit