Khazar

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown. Attested as Arabic خزر‎ (khazar), Byzantine Greek Χάζαροι (Kházaroi), Hebrew כּוּזָרִים (Kuzarim), Latin Gazari and Cosri, Old Armenian խազիր (xazir), Old East Slavic козаринъ (kozarinŭ), Persian خزر (xazar), Russian хазар (xazár), Tatar хәзәр (xäzär), Turkish Hazar, etc.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəˈzɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kəˈzɑːr/
  • Hyphenation: Kha‧zar

Noun[edit]

Khazar (plural Khazars)

  1. a member of a semi-nomadic Turkic tribe who occupied a large part of southeastern Russia (Khazaria)

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Khazar (not comparable)

  1. of or relating to Khazars

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Khazar

  1. the Turkic language of the Khazar people

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