What is another word for Seljuk?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛld͡ʒʌk] (IPA)

The word "Seljuk" has not many synonyms, but there are a few variations that are commonly used in its place. Firstly, Seljuq can be used as an alternative spelling, as it refers to the same Turkish dynasty that ruled over parts of Central Asia, Iran, and Anatolia during the 11th-14th centuries. Secondly, the term Seljukian is occasionally used to describe anything associated with the Seljuk Empire, whether that be cultural, political, or military. Finally, the term Seljukid has also been used in academic circles to describe the members of the Seljuk family and their various rulers who controlled the empire during its existence.

Synonyms for Seljuk:

What are the hypernyms for Seljuk?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    turkic people, nomadic people, Central Asian people, Indo-Turkic people, steppe people.

Usage examples for Seljuk

Besides being the capital of Rumili, the former Seljuk province of Cappadocia, it is the place of residence for a French and American consular representative, and an agent of the Russian government for the collection of the war indemnity, stipulated in the treaty of '78. The dignity of office is here upheld with something of the pomp and splendor of the East, even by the representative of democratic America.
"Across Asia on a Bicycle"
Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben
Islam might have lost its ascendancy in the East had not the warlike Seljuk Turks, coming from the highlands of Central Asia, possessed themselves of the countries which, in days of old, constituted the Persian Empire under Darius.
"The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela"
Benjamin of Tudela

Related words: Seljuk Empire, Seljuk Turks, Seljuk Turks timeline, Seljuk Turks history, Seljuks of Rum, Seljuks of Anatolia, Seljuks of Iran

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