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Meaning of Seljuk by Wiktionary Dictionary

Seljuk


    Alternative forms

    • Seljuq

    Etymology

    Originating from the old southwestern branch of Turkic languages .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈsɛldʒuːk/
    • ( US ) IPA: /sɛlˈdʒuːk/

    Proper noun

    Seljuk

    1. A Persianate Muslim dynasty, of Oghuz Turkic origin, which established both the Great Seljuq Empire and Sultanate of Rum, between the 11th and 14th centuries, in large parts of Southwest Asia and Asia Minor, respectively .

    Adjective

    Seljuk ( not comparable )

    1. Of or pertaining to this dynasty, or to the empire/sultanate that it ruled .
      Seljuk architecture

    Noun

    Seljuk ( plural: Seljuks )

    1. A member of this dynasty .
      the House of Seljuks


Explanation of Seljuk by Wordnet Dictionary

Seljuk


    Adjective
    1. of or relating to the Seljuks

    Noun
    1. any one of the Turkish dynasties that ruled Asia Minor from the 11th to the 13th centuries