Kabardian


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Kabardian

(kəˈbɑːdɪən)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of a Circassian people of the North West Caucasus
2. (Languages) the Eastern dialect of the Circassian language. Compare Adygei
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Among the very few cases where they do, are pharyngealization in Nootka (language 730 in Maddieson's survey, Wakashan, Northern Amerindian), which occurs on the glottal stop only, and labialization in Kabardian (911, Caucasian, "other families").
According to Hawkins (1983: 119) the pattern [dem N A num] is also found in Kabardian and Warao and the pattern [N A num dem] in Selepet and Yoruba, although it remains to be seen if we are really dealing with simple, integral NPs here.
A somewhat different manifestation of the variable-recipient alignment is attested in Kabardian.
24a) exemplifies the ditransitive construction of Kabardian.
7) Kabardian (Northwest Caucasian, Russia; Colarusso 1992 : 122, 126)
This is the case in Kabardian (7) where the declarative -s found in (7a) is absent in the PI (7b).
For example, Kabardian (North Caucasian) has the linking elements -ah-, -m-, -n-, and -r-, which tend to be obligatory in some morphological contexts and optional in others (Kuipers 1960: 78-80).
The official Soviet bureaucracy defined them as Adyghean, Cherkess, Kabardian and Shapsough depending on their place of residence and the dialect of the Circassian language spoken.
the Kabardian hobby school had 2 students in 2008 and 27 in 2011 (in 2000, 14 Kabardians lived in Estonia), and the Narva Uzbek Sunday School had 7 and 26 students, respectively.