kazachki

kazachok

[kuh-zah-chawk]
noun, plural kazachki [kuh-zahch-kee] .
a lively, Slavic folk dance for a solo male dancer, marked especially by the prisiadka.
Also called kazatsky, kazatske.


Origin:
1925–30; < Russian kazachók or Ukrainian kozachók, equivalent to kazák, kozák Cossack + -ok diminutive suffix

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kazachok (ˌkɑːzəˈtʃɒk)
 
n
a Russian folk dance in which the performer executes high kicks from a squatting position
 
[Russian]

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