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

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Istanbul

  1. A Turkish city, and the largest European city by population, which was the last capital of the Ottoman Empire and the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire).
  2. A province in Turkey

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  • Ankara, second largest city and capital of the Republic of Turkey.

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Istanbul m

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Istanbul m inan (related adjective istanbulský, demonym Istanbulan)

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
    Synonyms: (former name before 330 CE) Byzantion, (used especially in a historical context) Cařihrad, (former name, 330-1930 CE) Konstantinopol
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Further reading

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  • Istanbul in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Istanbul in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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From Turkish İstanbul, from Byzantine Greek εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḕn Pólin, in the City).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈistanbul/, [ˈisd̥amˌb̥ul]

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Borrowed from Turkish İstanbul, corruption of Byzantine Greek εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḕn Pólin, to the City).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɪs.tɑnˌbul/
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  • Hyphenation: Is‧tan‧bul

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Istanbul n

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Etymology

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From Turkish İstanbul, from the Byzantine Greek phrase εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḕn Pólin, to the City).

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Istanbul
Accusative Istanbul
Dative Istanbuli
Genitive Istanbuls

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Finnish

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From Turkish İstanbul.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈistɑnbul/, [ˈis̠tɑ̝mbul]
  • Rhymes: -istɑnbul
  • Syllabification(key): Is‧tan‧bul

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Inflection of Istanbul (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Istanbul
genitive Istanbulin
partitive Istanbulia
illative Istanbuliin
singular plural
nominative Istanbul
accusative nom. Istanbul
gen. Istanbulin
genitive Istanbulin
partitive Istanbulia
inessive Istanbulissa
elative Istanbulista
illative Istanbuliin
adessive Istanbulilla
ablative Istanbulilta
allative Istanbulille
essive Istanbulina
translative Istanbuliksi
abessive Istanbulitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Istanbul (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Istanbulini
accusative nom. Istanbulini
gen. Istanbulini
genitive Istanbulini
partitive Istanbuliani
inessive Istanbulissani
elative Istanbulistani
illative Istanbuliini
adessive Istanbulillani
ablative Istanbuliltani
allative Istanbulilleni
essive Istanbulinani
translative Istanbulikseni
abessive Istanbulittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Istanbulisi
accusative nom. Istanbulisi
gen. Istanbulisi
genitive Istanbulisi
partitive Istanbuliasi
inessive Istanbulissasi
elative Istanbulistasi
illative Istanbuliisi
adessive Istanbulillasi
ablative Istanbuliltasi
allative Istanbulillesi
essive Istanbulinasi
translative Istanbuliksesi
abessive Istanbulittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Istanbulimme
accusative nom. Istanbulimme
gen. Istanbulimme
genitive Istanbulimme
partitive Istanbuliamme
inessive Istanbulissamme
elative Istanbulistamme
illative Istanbuliimme
adessive Istanbulillamme
ablative Istanbuliltamme
allative Istanbulillemme
essive Istanbulinamme
translative Istanbuliksemme
abessive Istanbulittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Istanbulinne
accusative nom. Istanbulinne
gen. Istanbulinne
genitive Istanbulinne
partitive Istanbulianne
inessive Istanbulissanne
elative Istanbulistanne
illative Istanbuliinne
adessive Istanbulillanne
ablative Istanbuliltanne
allative Istanbulillenne
essive Istanbulinanne
translative Istanbuliksenne
abessive Istanbulittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Istanbulinsa
accusative nom. Istanbulinsa
gen. Istanbulinsa
genitive Istanbulinsa
partitive Istanbuliaan
Istanbuliansa
inessive Istanbulissaan
Istanbulissansa
elative Istanbulistaan
Istanbulistansa
illative Istanbuliinsa
adessive Istanbulillaan
Istanbulillansa
ablative Istanbuliltaan
Istanbuliltansa
allative Istanbulilleen
Istanbulillensa
essive Istanbulinaan
Istanbulinansa
translative Istanbulikseen
Istanbuliksensa
abessive Istanbulittaan
Istanbulittansa
instructive
comitative

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Istanbul ?

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɪs.tamˌbuːl/, (also) /ˈiːs-/, /-tan-/, /-ˌbʊl/ (all combinations possible)
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Istanbul n (proper noun, genitive Istanbuls or (optionally with an article) Istanbul)

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul (the capital city of Turkey)

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Istanbul f

  1. Alternative spelling of Istambul

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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  • IPA(key): /ǐstanbul/
  • Hyphenation: I‧stan‧bul

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Ìstanbul m (Cyrillic spelling Ѝстанбул)

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Ȋstanbul m inan

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative Ístanbul
genitive Ístanbula
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
Ístanbul
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
Ístanbula
dative
(dajȃlnik)
Ístanbulu
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
Ístanbul
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
Ístanbulu
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
Ístanbulom
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Istanbul n (genitive Istanbuls)

  1. Istanbul (a city in Turkey)
  2. Istanbul (a province in Turkey)

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Istanbul

  1. Istanbul

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Istanbul

  1. Misspelling of İstanbul.