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Adyghe

Definition of the noun Adyghe

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proper noun

  1. A Northwest Caucasian language spoken in the Republic of Adygea, in the Russian Federation, also known as West Circassian.

Explanation

Adyghe a.k.a. Adyghe Language: Adyghe, also known as West Circassian, is one of the two official languages of the Republic of Adygea in the Russian Federation, the other being Russian. It is spoken by various tribes of the Adyghe people: Abzekh, Adamey, Bzhedug; Hatuqwai, Temirgoy, Mamkhegh; Natekuay, Shapsug; Zhaney, Yegerikuay, each with its own dialect. The language is referred to by its speakers as Adygebze or Adəgăbză, and alternatively spelled in English as Adygean, Adygeyan or Adygei. The literary language is based on the Temirgoy dialect.

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Google previewHandbook of Quantifiers in Natural Language (2012)

by Edward Keenan, Denis Paperno

Adyghe is a polysynthetic language with extremely rich verbal morphology. The predicate has obligatory prefixal agreement with Oblique and Absolutive arguments (3rd person Absolutive agreement markers are null, though). Additionally ...

Google previewAffix Ordering Across Languages and Frameworks (2015)

by Stela Manova

' Second, Adyghe is a highly polysynthetic language, which means that the verb form contains pronominal affixes expressing all syntactic arguments of the predicate.

Google previewDiagnosing Syntax (2013)

by Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng, Norbert Corver

Adyghe subject-to-subject raising Adyghe is a Northwest Caucasian language spoken by approximately 500,000 people in Russia, Turkey, Iraq, and Syria (Lewis 2009). It is most closely related to Kabardian. Together, the two languages ...

Google previewThe Complementizer Phase (2010)

Subjects and Operators by Phoevos Panagiotidis

Adyghe is a NW Caucasian 168 M. Rita Manzini.

Google previewThe Black Sea Encyclopedia (2014)

by Sergei R. Grinevetsky, Igor S. Zonn, Sergei S. Zhiltsov, Aleksey N. Kosarev, Andrey G. Kostianoy

The Adyghe people, sometimes known as Circassians, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups Around the World A-Z [4 Volumes] (2002)

by James B. Minahan

Adyghe;. Adyghei;. Adygei;. Adijei;. West. Circassians. POPULATION: Approximately (2002e) 131,000 Adyge in Russia, mainly in the Adyge Republic of the Russian Federation and the adjoining Krasnodar Territory. A large Adyge population, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

and Cherkess speak one and the same KabardianCherkess language, Adyghe and Shapsugs speak the Adyghe language, Karachays andBalkars speak the KarachayBalkar language, Tatars, Siberian Tatars (the latter consider themselves ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stateless Nations 2nd Edition (2016)

Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan

Proposed State Respublika Adyghe Heku (Republic of Circassia) The ancestors of the Circassians are believed to have been a group of Caucasian tribes that originated in the Kuban Basin in southwestern Russia before the sixth century BCE.

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (2014)

by P. H. Matthews

North West Caucasian includes *Abkhaz, West Circassian (Adyghe), and East Circassian (Kabardian), and is separated by Ossetic, which is *Iranian, from North Central Caucasian (*Chechén, Ingush) and North East Caucasian (in terms of ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Islam (2008)

by Azim Nanji

DAGHISTAN, Adyghe and Karachai Cherkess) and in the republics of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason

North-West (Abkhazo-Adygheian) ABKHAZ-ABAZIN (ABKHAZ-ABAZA) KABARDIAN (UPPER CIRCASSIAN) KIAKH (LOWER CIRCASSIAN; ADYGHE) UBYK SOUTH CAUCASIC (SOUTH CAUCASIAN; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Language (2001)

by David Crystal

Ahkhaz: Ahkhaz; Georgia Accadian: Akkadian Achehuese; Achinese Achinese: Achinese; Indonesia Acholi: Acholi; Lango; Nilo-5aharan Adyge: Adygey Adygey: Adygey; Jordan; 5yria; Turkey Adyghe: Adygey Afar: Djihouti; Ethiopia Afghan: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: A-C (2002)

by James Minahan

Adygeny; Adyghe; Adyghei; Adygei; Adijei; West Circassians Afarafs; Afar Af; Denakils; Dankalians; Denkels; Adals; Afar- Sahos.

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

West Circassian ( Adyghe) East Circassian (Kabardian) C. Nakh-Daghestanian (a) Nakh (North Central Caucasian) Chechen Ingush Bats (Ts'ova Tush) (b) Daghestanian (North East ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

(Adiga, Adyghe) The Circassians originated in the northwest Caucasus on the eastern shores of the Black Sea, but historically many have become dispersed throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The origins of the Circassians can be ...

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Small photo of DAKHOVSKY, RUSSIA - JULY 25 2015: The boy and the girl in beautiful national suits dance traditional Adyghe dance. The Festival "Lago-Naki: Kunatskaya" was held in the mountains of Adygea in DakhovskySmall photo of DAKHOVSKY, RUSSIA - JULY 25 2015: Children Muslims in beautiful national Adyghe suits dance traditional dance. The Festival "Lago-Naki: Kunatskaya" was held in the mountains of Adygea in DakhovskySmall photo of DAKHOVSKY, RUSSIA - JULY 25 2015: The boy and the girl in beautiful national suits dance traditional Adyghe dance. The Festival "Lago-Naki: Kunatskaya" was held in the mountains of Adygea in DakhovskySmall photo of DAKHOVSKY, RUSSIA - JULY 25 2015: Children Muslims in beautiful national Adyghe suits dance traditional dance. The Festival "Lago-Naki: Kunatskaya" was held in the mountains of Adygea in DakhovskySmall photo of DAKHOVSKY, RUSSIA - JULY 25 2015: The boy and the girl in beautiful national suits dance traditional Adyghe dance. The Festival "Lago-Naki: Kunatskaya" was held in the mountains of Adygea in DakhovskySmall photo of DAKHOVSKY, RUSSIA - JULY 25 2015: The girl Muslim in beautiful national Adyghe dresses dances traditional dance. The Festival "Lago-Naki: Kunatskaya" was held in the mountains of Adygea in DakhovskySmall photo of DAKHOVSKY, RUSSIA - JULY 25 2015: The girl Muslim in beautiful national Adyghe dresses dances traditional dance. The Festival "Lago-Naki: Kunatskaya" was held in the mountains of Adygea in Dakhovsky More...

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