Definition of Adyghe in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈadɪɡeɪ/

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(also Adygei)

noun (plural same)

1A member of a mainly Sunni Muslim people of the NW Caucasus, especially Adygea. Also called Circassian.
Example sentences
  • As it turned out, the Adygei president used that day to prepare a counteroffensive against Moscow.
  • The ancestors of Adyghe people founded the so called Maykop Culture, well-known in the world archeology.
  • In 1864 the Cherkess and Adygei finally came under Russian rule.
2 [mass noun] The North Caucasian language of the Adyghe, with about 100,000 speakers in the Caucasus and 100,000 elsewhere.
Example sentences
  • The number of languages listed for Jordan is eight, including Adyghe, Armenian, Chechen, Arabic, and four Arabic dialects.
  • Smaller numbers speak Adyghe, Romanian, Romani, and Balakan Gagauz Turkish.
  • The translation service is your reliable partner for all your Adyghe translation needs.


Relating to the Adyghe or their language.
Example sentences
  • Since the decrees were issued, the Adygei government must finally have Moscow's full support.
  • Horse-breeding has been the Adyghe peoples's national pride since immemorial times.
  • As an important element of the Adyghe culture the harmonica interacts with other components of culture.
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