Kirghiz

[ kir-geez; Russian kyir-gyees ]
/ kɪrˈgiz; Russian kyɪrˈgyis /

noun, plural Kir·ghiz·es, (especially collectively) Kir·ghiz for 1.

a member of a formerly nomadic people dwelling chiefly in Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan).
the Turkic language of the Kirghiz.

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Kirghiz

Kirgiz

/ (ˈkɜːɡɪz) /

noun

a variant spelling of Kyrgyz
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