Kyrgyz

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Possibly from Kyrgyz кырк кыз (kırk kız, forty girls), a reference to the Epic of Manas unifying forty small tribes against the Chinese and the Muslim expansion; or possibly from Kyrgyz {{m|ky|кырк ууз" (the forty tribes); or possibly from "кыргыс" (imperishable, inextinguishable, undying).

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Kyrgyz (plural Kyrgyz)

  1. member of a Turkic people living primarily in Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyz

  1. The Western Turkic language of Kyrgyz people.

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Wiktionary
Kyrgyz edition of Wiktionary

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Kyrgyz (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz people or the Kyrgyz language.

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