Did you know that “orta” means “center”, “medium” in Kazakh.

English word “horde” derives from the Turkic urda (orta, urta) – “the center, the middle of something”. This word obtained the meaning of “Khan’s headquarters, camp”, and later “army” (e.g. in Turkish – “ordu”). The version “orta” in the modern Turkish began to mean “company, battalion”. In Arabic, “urta” began to mean “battalion, squadron”. “Ordu” – “army” was adopted by Arabic in the meaning of “detachment, corps”).

Source: http://s155239215.onlinehome.us/turkic/41TurkicInEnglish/TurkicInEnglishEn.htm