абаза

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Abaza[edit]

Adjective[edit]

абаза (ābāzā)

  1. Abaza

Noun[edit]

абаза (ābāzā)

  1. Abaza, Abaza person

Abkhaz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Abaza абаза (ābāzā).

Adjective[edit]

абаза (ābāzā)

  1. Abaza

Noun[edit]

абаза (ābāzā) (pl аба́заа)

  1. Abaza, Abaza person

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

All meanings most likely derive from the ethnonym абазины (abaziny, Abazins). The meaning of stupid infidel was borrowed through Turkish abaza (stupid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

абаза́ (abazám anim, f anim (genitive абазы́, nominative plural абазы́, genitive plural аба́з)

  1. (dialectal, Crimea, Caucasus, vulgar, dated) a stupid infidel
  2. (dialectal, Crimea, Caucasus) a type of horse in the Caucasus
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

абаза́ (abazáf inan (genitive абазы́, nominative plural абазы́, genitive plural аба́з)

  1. a strong wind in the Black Sea coming from the Caucasus region
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “абаза”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

аба́за (abázam inan

  1. genitive singular of аба́з (abáz)