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ScriptsТимур TatarChechenKazakhRussian
PronouncedPron.tyi-MOOR Russian

Meaning & History

From the Turkic name Temür meaning "iron". Timur, also known as Tamerlane (from Persian تیمور لنگ (Timur e Lang) meaning "Timur the lame"), was a 14th-century Turkic leader who conquered large areas of Western Asia.
VariantsTemir Kazakh Timour History
Other Languages & CulturesDemir Bosnian Temur, Temuri Georgian Temür Medieval Turkic Demir, Timur Turkish
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Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute