Caucasian language

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Noun1.Caucasian language - a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
Chechen - a northern Caucasian language spoken by the Chechen
Circassian - a northern Caucasian language spoken by the Circassian
Georgian - a southern Caucasian language with 3 million speakers and a long literary tradition
Ubykh - an extinct Caucasian language spoken exclusively in Turkey
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Chirikba is a linguist, specialized in the languages of the Caucasus region.
Travelling, courtesy of the British Council, to Tbilisi the following year to spend the academic year 1975-76 learning Georgian and gaining a familiarity with Abkhaz, Avar and Chechen (plus Mingrelian and Svan), I realised just how precarious was the future for several of the other indigenous languages of the Caucasus, which had by then become my area of specialisation.

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