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or Kir·ghiz  (kîr-gēz′)
Of or relating to Kyrgyzstan or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Kyrgyz or Kyr·gyz·es or Kirghiz or Kir·ghiz·es
a. A native or inhabitant of Kyrgyzstan.
b. A person of Kyrgyz ancestry.
c. A member of a traditionally nomadic people living principally in Kyrgyzstan.
2. The Turkic language of the Kyrgyz.


(ˈkɪəɡɪz) ,




npl -gyz, -ghiz or -giz
1. (Peoples) a member of a Mongoloid people of central Asia, inhabiting Kyrgyzstan and a vast area of central Siberia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) - The Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry has asked the Iraqi authorities to determine the fate of three Kyrgyz citizens in Iraqi prisons on suspicion of terrorism, in addition to 10 other children.
MP Aida Ismailova (Respublika - Ata-Jurt faction) at the Parliament session said that the draft agreement on management of the Kyrgyz-Turkish Friendship Hospital signed for 3 years has an anti-state moment, because the hospital might not be handed over to the Kyrgyz side after 3 years.
An arbitrator has issued an order providing certain interim relief to Centerra Gold in its ongoing arbitration against the Kyrgyz Republic and Kyrgyzaltyn JSC in connection with the Kumtor project.
ISLAMABAD -- Embassy of Kyrgyz Republic and Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Friday agreed to jointly promote cultural heritage of Pakistan and Kyrgyz Republic through cultural exchanges.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker National Assembly and Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament) of the Kyrgyz Republic, Mr.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of the State Committee for National Security Rahat Suleymanov announced that more than 400 Kyrgyz nationals have joined the ISIL and other terrorist groups in Syria.
The Kyrgyz Embassy and Kastamonu University held a joint scientific symposium on May 21-24 to discuss the bilateral relations.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE and Kyrgyz Republic are expected to sign a slew of agreements in the coming days as Almazbek Atambayev, the president of Kyrgyz Republic, starts his UAE visit on Thursday.
ByE[currency]KEK (CyHAN)- By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry sent a note to the Tajik Foreign Ministry concerning an incident which took place on their common border on July 10, according to a report from the Kyrgyz, July 11.
4) In a pioneering step, Igmen explores the making of Soviet Kyrgyz identity, which he characterizes as a fusion of both cultures: Soviet and Kyrgyz (6).
BISHKEK, Feb 2, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan partook in a banquet hosted in his honor by Kyrgyz Prime Minister Almazbek Atambaev.
Human rights observers have been documenting dozens of cases of torture and arrests of ethnic Uzbeks by Kyrgyz security forces, whose ranks are mostly made up of ethnic Kyrgyz.