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Definition of the noun Kabardian

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proper noun

  1. A North Caucasian language spoken in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia, Russia, also known as East Circassian.


Kabardian a.k.a. Kabardian Language: Kabardian, also known as Kabardino-Cherkess or East Circassian, is a Northwest Caucasian language, closely related to the Adyghe language. It is spoken mainly in parts of the North Caucasus republics of Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia, and in Turkey, Jordan and Syria. It has 47 or 48 consonant phonemes of which 22 or 23 are fricatives, depending upon whether one counts as phonemic, but this is contrasted with just three phonemic vowels. It is one of very few languages to possess a clear phonemic distinction between ejective affricates and ejective fricatives.

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Google previewWord-Formation (2016)

An International Handbook of the Languages of Europe by Peter O. Müller

Kabardian is a Northwest Caucasian language spoken in the Kabardino-Balkar Republic of the Russian Federation, as well as in other parts of the Northern Caucasus and in Turkey, Syria, Jordan, the United States, and elsewhere. There are ...

Google previewLanguage and Linguistics: The Key Concepts (2007)

by R.L. Trask

language distinguishes nouns and verbs; every language distinguishes three persons; every language has at least three vowels (the Caucasian language Kabardian is a possible exception to this last one, with perhaps only two vowels).

Google previewReciprocal Constructions (2007)

by Vladimir P. Nedjalkov

Case system Kabardian is a morphologically ergative language. The ergative case marker is —m, and the absolutive case marker is -r. The oblique (indirect object) case marker coincides with the ergative case marker (see Table 2).

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

Kabardian. About 700,000 Kabardians reside in the Caucasus, forming almost threequarters of the Circassian population and almost 0.5percent of thetotal population inRussia. Kabardian communities are also scattered inthe Middle East, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

Subgrouping of Abkhaz-Adyghe Languages Abkhaz-Abaza Abaza, Abkhaz Circassian Adyghe, Kabardian Ubykh are spoken primarily in the northwestern Caucasus, though there are also sizable emigrant communities in Turkey and the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Language (2002)

by N.E. Collinge

Plausibly, then, wehave an underlying two vowel system of/ə/ and /a/ in Kabardian. Kuipers's...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

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

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (2014)

by P. H. Matthews

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 previewEtymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (1998)

by Georgij A. Klimov

Kabardian Kartl. — Kartlian ltanv. - Kartvelian Kax. - I_Ca.xetian Kiz. — Iticiq Lat. — Latin Lasx. - Lasxian L. Bal — Low Bal Lecx. - Leeiumi Lent. — Lentexi Lezg. - Lerghian Lith- — Lithuanian Iviegr. - Megrelian lvlesx. — Ivlesxetian lvloxev.

Google previewChechen-English English-Chechen Dictionary and Phrasebook (2014)

by Nicholas Awde, Muhammad Galaev

dream ghant chair ghaz goose Gheebartoi Kabardian ghiila weak ghirs equipment; gear; stuff ghishlo temple;building gho(n) bad gho daish! help! gho deshvolu belkhalooaid worker ghooläh' (adjective) well; Suuna ghooläh' kheeta.

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

geographic designation; there are some thirtyfive languages in the area, in three recognised language families: Northeast Caucasian (including Abxaz and Kabardian), Northwest Caucasian (including ChechenIngush) and South Caucasian ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason


Google previewChechen Dictionary and Phrasebook (2014)

by Nicholas Awde, Muhammad Galaev

June lyunn just as majustice niiswoo; yustitsiya K Kabardian Gheebartoi Kalmuk Ghalmaqii Karachai Karachai keep lattoo ketchup kechup kettle chaink key doogha key doogha kidnap stag lachqa var kidney zhim kidneys z han nash kilim ...

Google previewAzerbaijani-English, English-Azerbaijani Dictionary and Phrasebook (1999)

by Nicholas Awde, Famil Ismailov

CAUCASIAN NATIONALITIES Abkhaz Abkhaz Armenian Ermani Avar Avar Azerbaijani Azarbayjanli Georgian Gtirju Balkar Balkar Chechen Chechen Circassian Charkas Daghestani Daghistanli Ingush Ingush Kabardian Kabardin Kalmuk ...

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Small photo of USSR - CIRCA 1988: A stamp printed in USSR, shows Konvoets, a Kabardian, by M.A. Vrubel, 1882, series Moscow Museum of Horse Breeding, circa 1988Small photo of USSR- CIRCA 1988: a stamp printed by the USSR shows a painting by the artist Vrubel "The escort (Horse of Kabardian Breed)" circa 1988.Small photo of NALCHIK - July 03: Monument of Shogentsukov Ali Askhadovich in July 03, 2015 in Nalchik. Soviet Kabardian poet, writer, founder of Kabardian literature. Honored Artist of Kabardino-Balkar AutonomousSmall photo of USSR- CIRCA 1988: a stamp printed by the USSR shows a painting by the artist Vrubel "The escort (Horse of Kabardian Breed)" circa 1988Small photo of CROATIA ZAGREB, 15 APRIL 2017: a stamp printed in Russia shows Konvoets, a Kabardian, 1882, Painting by M. A. Vrubel, Russian Painter, circa 1988Small photo of USSR - CIRCA 1988: A stamp printed in USSR, shows Konvoets, a Kabardian, by M.A. Vrubel, 1882, series Moscow Museum of Horse Breeding, circa 1988Small photo of Gedlibzhe — kabardian chicken in sour cream sauce with onion garlic and spices in a frying pan close up More...

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