(also Kalmuck)
noun (plural same, Kalmyks, or Kalmucks)
1》 a member of a Buddhist people of Mongolian origin living chiefly in Kalmykia, a republic in SW Russia.
2》 the Altaic language of the Kalmyk.
from Russ. kalmyk.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Kalmyk — I. Kal·myk1 (kălʹmĭk, kăl mĭkʹ) also Kal·muck or Kal·muk (kălʹmŭk, kăl mŭkʹ) n. pl. Kalmyk or Kal·myks also Kalmuck or Kal·mucks or Kalmuk or Kal·muks 1. A member of a Buddhist Mongol people now located primarily in Kalmyk. 2. The Mo …   Universalium

  • Kalmyk — n. area of southwest Russia on the Caspian Sea n. member of a Buddhist Mongol people living mainly in Kalmyk n. Mongolian language of the Kalmyk people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Kalmyk — Kalmouk  Cet article concerne la langue kalmouke. Pour le peuple kalmouk, voir Kalmouks. Kalmouk Хальмг келн Parlée en Russie, République populaire de Chine, Mongolie Région Kalmoukie, ouest de la Mongolie Nombre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kalmyk — /ˈkælmɪk/ (say kalmik) noun 1. any of various groups of Buddhistic Mongol peoples who migrated to the region of Kalmykia in Russia from north eastern China during the 17th century. 2. (plural Kalmyks or Kalmyk) a member of this people. 3. their… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kalmyk — noun see Kalmuck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kalmyk — 1. adjective Of, or pertaining to, Kalmykia 2. noun a) Someone from Kalmykia. b) A Mongolic language, spoken in and around Kalmykia in Russia …   Wiktionary

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

  • kalmyk — kal·myk …   English syllables

  • Kalmyk — Kal•myk [[t]kal′mik[/t]] n. pl. myks (esp. collectively) myk [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] 1) peo a member of a Mongolian people living mainly N of the Caspian Sea and W of the lower Volga River in S European Russia 2) peo the language of the Kalmyks …   From formal English to slang

  • kalmyk — kal|myk (el. kalmuk) sb., ken, ker, kerne (medlem af et folk af mongolsk oprindelse) …   Dansk ordbog

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