[ ah-zer-bahy-jah-nee, az-er-bahy-jan-ee ]
/ ˌɑ zər baɪˈdʒɑ ni, ˌæz ər baɪˈdʒæn i /
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noun, plural A·zer·bai·ja·nis, (especially collectively) A·zer·bai·ja·ni for 1, 2.
a native or inhabitant of Azerbaijan.
a member of an Azerbaijani-speaking people of Azerbaijan and of the Iranian provinces of Azerbaijan.
the Turkic language of the Azerbaijani, written with Cyrillic letters in Azerbaijan and with Arabic letters in Iran.
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Origin of Azerbaijani
1885–90; Azerbaijan + -i suffix of membership
Words nearby Azerbaijani
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Example sentences from the Web for Azerbaijani
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British Dictionary definitions for Azerbaijani
/ (ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːnɪ) /
plural -ni or -nis a native or inhabitant of AzerbaijanSometimes shortened to: Azeri
the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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