Chechen

['tʃɛtʃɛn]
noun (plural same or Chechens)
1》 a member of the largely Muslim people inhabiting Chechnya, an autonomous republic in SW Russia.
2》 the North Caucasian language of the Chechen.

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  • Chechen — [chech′en] n. a person born or living in Chechnya adj. of Chechnya or its people, language, or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Chechen — /cheuh chen /, n., pl. Chechens, (esp. collectively) Chechen for 1. 1. a member of a Sunni Muslim people living in the Chechen Ingush Autonomous Republic and adjacent areas, closely related to the Ingush. 2. the Caucasian language spoken by the… …   Universalium

  • Chechen’ — Sp Čečènė Ap Чечень/Chechen’ L s. Kaspijos j., RF (Dagestanas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Chechen — I noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Chechnya • Hypernyms: ↑Russian 2. a northern Caucasian language spoken by the Chechen • Hypernyms: ↑Caucasian, ↑Caucasian language II adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chechen — 1. adjective /ˈtʃɛ.tʃɛn,ˈtʃɛ.tʃən/ Of or pertaining to Chechnya 2. noun /ˈtʃɛ.tʃɛn,ˈtʃɛ.tʃən/ a) An ethnic group originating from Chechnya in the North Caucasus region. b) Someone belonging to this ethnic group …   Wiktionary

  • Chechen — ISO 639 3 Code : che ISO 639 2/B Code : che ISO 639 2/T Code : che ISO 639 1 Code : ce Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Chechen — adj. pertaining to Chechnya (republic of Russian Federation, located in Russian North Caucasia) n. resident or native of Chechnya; language in Chechnya …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chechen — che·chen …   English syllables

  • Chechen — Che•chen [[t]tʃəˈtʃɛn[/t]] n. pl. chens, (esp. collectively) chen. 1) peo a member of a people of the central Caucasus Mountains and adjacent steppes to the north 2) peo the Caucasian language of the Chechens …   From formal English to slang

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