Kazakh definition

käzäk, kə-zäk
Frequency:
Of or relating to Kazakhstan or its people, language, or culture.
adjective
1
0
The Turkic language of the Kazakhs.
noun
0
0
A native or inhabitant of Kazakhstan.
noun
0
0
A person of Kazakh ancestry.
noun
0
0
A member of a Turkic people inhabiting Kazakhstan and parts of Xinjiang in China.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
A member of a people living chiefly in Kazakhstan and adjacent parts of China.
noun
0
0
The Turkic language of this people.
noun
0
0
A person from Kazakhstan or of Kazakh descent.
noun
0
0
The national language of Kazakhstan.
pronoun
0
0
Of, from, or pertaining to Kazakhstan, the Kazakh people or the Kazakh language.
adjective
0
0
Advertisement
Alternative form of Gazakh.
pronoun
0
0

Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of kazakh - kazak, qazaq

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kazakh
Plural:
kazakhs

Origin of kazakh

  • Russian kazakh from Kazakh qazaq from Old Turkic qazghaq a profiteer from qazqhanmaq to acquire from qazmaq to dig out

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Russian казах (kazax). Cognate with Cossack, ultimately from Turkic languages.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Russian Каза́х (Kazáx).

    From Wiktionary