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Abkhaz

Saltos de línea: Ab¦khaz
Pronunciación: /abˈkɑːz
 
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Definición de Abkhaz en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual)

1A member of a people living mainly in Abkhazia.
Example sentences
  • No one has been able to offer anything attractive enough to woo the South Ossetians and Abkhaz into a unified country.
  • However, among the Abkhaz and Ossetians, tension and radical nationalism after the disintegration of the Soviet Union led to civil wars.
  • They were represented on the flag by green and white stripes: four greens for the Muslims (Circassians, Balkars, Chechens, Daghestan) and three whites for the Christians (the Abkhaz, Kabards, Ossetians).
2 [mass noun] The North Caucasian language of the Abkhaz.
Example sentences
  • Most Abkhazians are ethnic Abkhazes and their first language is Abkhaz, though they speak Russian as well.
  • The Abkhaz texts were translated by George Hewitt from their original language.

adjetivo

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Relating to Abkhazia, its people, or their language.
Example sentences
  • It is true that the military channelled logistical support to Abkhaz separatists during the war.
  • The apparent end of the Abkhaz election crisis should pave the way for resuming talks with Georgia on settling the territorial conflict.
  • The Abkhaz coast appears, fringed with palms, oleanders and groves of eucalyptus trees planted long ago by the Russians to dry out the malarial marshes.

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