Definition of Avar in English:


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Pronunciation: /əˈvɑː/

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1A member of a nomadic equestrian people from central Asia who built up a large kingdom in SE Europe from the 6th century but were conquered by Charlemagne (791-9).
2A member of a pastoral people of Dagestan in Russia, of uncertain relationship to the ancient Avars.
3 [mass noun] The North Caucasian language of the modern Avars.


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Relating to the Avars or their language.


the name in Avar.

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