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Ab·khaz

(ăb-kăz′, äb-käz′) also Ab·kha·zian (ăb-kā′zhən, -zē-ən, -kä′-, äb-)
n. pl. Abkhaz or Ab·khaz·es also Ab·kha·zians
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Abkhazia.
b. A member of the predominant, traditionally Muslim or Orthodox Christian ethnic group of Abkhazia.
2. The Northwest Caucasian language of Abkhazia, also spoken in Georgia and Turkey.

[Russian.]

Ab·kha′zian adj.
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Abkhaz

(æbˈkɑːz)
npl -khaz
1. (Peoples) Also called: Abkhazi or Abkhazian a member of a Georgian people living east of the Black Sea
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the North-West Caucasian family
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Abkhaz - a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
Abkhazia, Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Circassian - a member of the Sunni Muslim people living in northwestern Caucasia
2.Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black SeaAbkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Abkhas, Abkhaz - Circassian people living east of the Black Sea
Sakartvelo, Georgia - a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
Abkhas, Abkhasian, Abkhaz, Abkhazian - a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
3.Abkhaz - Circassian people living east of the Black Sea
Abkhazia, Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Adj.1.Abkhaz - of or relating to Abkazia or its people or their language
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Translations
абхазки
abkhaz
abcházskyabcházština
abkhaser
Abĥaza lingvo
abjasioabjaso
abhaasi
زبان آبخازی
abhaasiabhaasin kieliabhasialainen
abkasienabkhazeabkhazien
אבחזית
AbhazAbhažankaabhazijski
abház
abkasíska
abcasoabcazico
アブハジア語アブハズ語
압하스어
abchazųabchazų kalba
abhāzu valoda
abkhasisk
abchaskiAbchaz
abcásioabcazabcázioabecásioabecázio
abhază
abcházština
abhazijski
абхазијски
abchaziskaabkhaziska
AbazacaAbhazca
абхазька

Abkhaz

[æbˈkɑːz] Abkhazi [æbˈkɑːzɪ] Abkhazian [æbˈkɑːzɪən]
A. ADJabjasio
B. N (Abkhaz (pl))
1. (= person) → abjasio/a m/f
2. (Ling) → abjasio m
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Abkhaz

, Abkhazi
adjabchasisch
n
(person) → Abchase m, → Abchasin f
(Ling) → Abchasisch nt
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Attacked then abandoned during the civil war, the former Council of Ministers building stands as a monument to Abkhaz de facto independence in Sukhumi.
During his visit to Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Hussam Eddin Ala at the mission's headquarters on Friday, the Abkhazian ambassador handed Ala a quantity of medicines as a symbolic contribution from the Abkhaz side to support steadfastness of the Syrian people and stand by them in the face of external pressures to which they are exposed .
During the 1990s, following the breakup of the USSR, Gvasalia fled the ethnic cleansing of Georgians by Abkhaz separatists, journeying across the Caucasus mountains with his mother and grandmother.
Abkhazia was given the status of ASSR and its ethnic demographic composition included a majority of Georgians (approximately 45%) while the Abkhaz represented only 18% of the total population living in the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.
Therefore our Abkhaz colleagues are ready to include their forces and means in search and rescue operations," Sokolov said.
Today the text is available in languages and dialects from around the world, from Abkhaz to Zulu.
Both Kafeed and the Federation of Abkhaz Associations (Abhazfed) have met with Moscow's ambassador to Ankara, Andrey Karlov, to express worries about the fast deteriorating Turkish-Russian relations and the effect this could have not only on trade relations but academic relations as well.
The major then threatened us and the Abkhaz official with serious consequences should we decide to ignore his orders.
(62) If we look at the behavior of the Abkhaz leadership, it suggests that engagement may in fact be more of a priority than recognition.
Abkhaz and Ossetian passports for free movement in the territory of Georgia.
While most of the world sees it as part of Georgia, the Abkhaz people see it as an independent state.