- Akhal Tekke-Turkomans
Earlier Established Forms
- found: Dickson, P. Labels for locals, 2006 (Turkmenistan: Turkmen, pluralized Turkmens. Turkmen comes from Persian, and is also an adjective. Turkoman (or Turcoman) denotes the same ethnic group, as a noun (pluralized Turkomans or Turcomans) or adjective. There is some evidence of Turkmenistani as a national adjective, but whether it will emerge as a useful demonym remains to be seen. Because Turkmens live in several different countries besides Turkmenistan, the ethnic significance of the word should be kept in mind.)
- found: CIA The world factbook, via WWW, Apr. 1, 2012 (Turkmenistan: Nationality: noun: Turkmen(s), adjective: Turkmen)
- found: Dictionary.com, Apr. 1, 2012 (Turkmen: the language of the Turkman people, a Turkic language spoken mostly east of the Caspian Sea in Turkmenistan but also in parts of European Russia, Iran, and the Caucasus. Also, Turkoman, Turcoman; Turkman: noun, plural -men. a native or inhabitant of Turkmenistan.)
- found: National geographic style manual, via WWW, Apr. 1, 2012 (Turkmenistan. Nationality (noun and adjective): Turkmen)
- 1986-02-11: new
- 2012-06-14: revised
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