Turkmenistan: Glossary

Turkmen definitions: Turkmen (current script; original definitions in former scripts are in brackets with valid dates) - English equivalent
Türkmenistanyň Mejlisiň Başlygy = Chairman of the Mejlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan
Türkmenistanyň Prezidenti [1991-1993/1996: Түркменистаның Президенти; 1993/1996-2000: Türkmenistanyñ Prezidenti] = President of Turkmenistan
Türkmenistanyň Prezidentiniň wezipesini wagtlaýyn ýerine ýetirýän = Acting President of Turkmenistan (literally: Provisionally Exercising the Functions of the President of Turkmenistan)
Türkmenistan Sowet Sosialistik Respublikasy [1940-1993/1996: Түркменистан Совет Социалистик Республикасы] = Soviet Socialist Republic of Turkmenistan
Türkmenistan Sowet Sosialistik Respublikasynyň Ýokary Sowetiniň Başlygy [1990: Түркменистан Совет Социалистик Республикасының Ёкары Советиниң Башлыгы] = Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Turkmenistan
Türkmenistan Sowet Sosialistik Respublikasynyň Prezidenti [1990-1991: Түркменистан Совет Социалистик Республикасының Президенти] = President of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Turkmenistan
Türkmenistan Sosialistik Sowet Respublikasy = Socialist Soviet Republic of Turkmenistan
Russian definitions (from 1990 in semi-official use are marked with asterisk *): Russian (transliteration) - Russian (current script) - English equivalent
Predsedatel' Verhovnogo Soveta Turkmenskoj Sovetskoj Socialističeskoj Respubliki = Председатель Верховного Совета Туркменской Советской Социалистической Республики = Chairman of the Supreme Council of Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
* Prezident Turkmenistana = Президент Туркменистана = President of Turkmenistan
* Prezident Turkmenskoj Sovetskoj Socialističeskoj Respubliki = Президент Туркменской Советской Социалистической Республики = President of Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
Turkmenskaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika = Туркменская Советская Социалистическая Республика = Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
Turkmenskaja Socialističeskaja Sovetskaja Respublika = Туркменская Социалистическая Советская Республика = Turkmen Socialist Soviet Republic
* Vremenno ispolnjajuščij objazannosti Prezidenta Turkmenistana = Временно исполняющий обязанности Президента Туркменистана = Acting President of Turkmenistan (literally: Provisionally Exercising the Functions of the President of Turkmenistan)
Russian equivalents of names (from 1990 in semi-official use): Turkmen (current script; original definitions in former scripts are in brackets with valid dates) - Russian (transliteration) - Russian (current script)
Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhammedow = Gurbanguly Mjalikgulyevič Berdymuhammedov = Гурбангулы Мяликгулыевич Бердымухаммедов
Öwezgeldi Ataýew = Ovezgel'dy Ataev = Овезгельды Атаев
Saparmyrat Ataýewiç Nyýazow [1990-1993/1996: Сапармырат Атаевич Ныязов] = Saparmurat Ataevič Nijazov = Сапармурат Атаевич Ниязов
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 04:19:01