Kirghiz

Kirghiz

[kir-geez; Russian kyir-gyees]
noun, plural Kirghizes (especially collectively) Kirghiz for 1.
1.
a member of a formerly nomadic people dwelling chiefly in Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan).
2.
the Turkic language of the Kirghiz.
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Kirghiz or Kirgiz (ˈkɜːɡɪz)
 
n
a variant spelling of Kyrgyz
 
Kirgiz or Kirgiz
 
n

Kyrgyz, Kirghiz or Kirgiz (ˈkɪəɡɪz)
 
n , -gyz, -ghiz, -giz
1.  a member of a Mongoloid people of central Asia, inhabiting Kyrgyzstan and a vast area of central Siberia
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
 
Kirghiz, Kirghiz or Kirgiz
 
n
 
Kirgiz, Kirghiz or Kirgiz
 
n

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