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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.

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
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
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

Abkhaz

, Abkhazi
adjabchasisch
n
(person) → Abchase m, → Abchasin f
(Ling) → Abchasisch nt
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