[ is-tam-boo-lee, -bool-ee, -tahm- ]
/ ˌɪs tæmˈbu li, -ˈbʊl i, -tɑm- /
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a native or inhabitant of Istanbul.
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Origin of Istambuli
Istambul (respelling of Istanbul to reflect the assimilation of n) + -i, from Arabic -ī suffix indicating relationship or origin
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