Chuvash

['tʃu:vα:ʃ]
noun (plural same)
1》 a member of a people living in Chuvashia, an autonomous republic in Russia.
2》 the Turkic language of the Chuvash.

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  • Chuvash — 1. adjective From, or pertaining to, Chuvashia 2. noun a) Someone from, or pertaining to Chuvashia b) An agglutinative language of the Bolgar branch of the Turkic language family and is spoken west of the …   Wiktionary

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  • Chuvash — adj. pertaining to Chuvashi people n. member of people of mixed Uralic and Altaic descent who live in western Russia n. Turkic language spoken by the Chuvash …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chuvash — /tʃʊˈvaʃ/ (say choo vahsh) noun 1. a people making up the majority of the population of Chuvashia. 2. (plural Chuvash or Chuvashes) a member of this people. 3. the Turkic language of this people. –adjective 4. of or relating to this people or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chuvash — noun 1. a member of a people of Turkic speech living in the Volga region in eastern Russia • Hypernyms: ↑Turki 2. the Turkic language spoken by the Chuvash • Hypernyms: ↑Turki, ↑Turkic, ↑Turko Tatar, ↑Turkic language …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chuvash — ISO 639 3 Code : chv ISO 639 2/B Code : chv ISO 639 2/T Code : chv ISO 639 1 Code : cv Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

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