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Abkhazian

or Ab·kha·si·an

[ ab-key-zee-uhn, -zhuhn ]
/ æbˈkeɪ zi ən, -ʒən /
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noun

a Caucasian language of Abkhazia, best known for its rich consonantism.

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Also called Ab·khaz [ahb-kahz; Russian uhb-khahz] /ɑbˈkɑz; Russian ʌbˈxɑz/ .

Origin of Abkhazian

First recorded in 1865–70; Abkhazi(a) + -an
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