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See also: khazar
The origin is unknown. Attested as Arabic خَزَر (ḵazar), Byzantine Greek Χάζαροι (Kházaroi), Hebrew כּוּזָרִים (Kuzarim), Middle Chinese 突厥曷薩 (*tʰuət̚-kɨut̚ ɦɑt̚-sɑt̚) and Middle Chinese 突厥可薩部 (*tʰuət̚-kɨut̚ kʰɑX-sɑt̚ buoX), Latin Gazari and Cosar, Old Armenian խազիրք (xazirkʿ), Old East Slavic козаринъ (kozarinŭ), Persian خزر (xazar), Russian хаза́р (xazár), Tatar хәзәр (xäzär), Turkish Hazar, etc. Compare Old Uyghur 𐰴𐱁𐰺 (qšr¹), Middle Persian [script needed] (Kesar), Tibetan [script needed] (ge-sar).
See Wikipedia's article for etymology.
Khazar (plural Khazars or Khazar)
- A member of a semi-nomadic Turkic tribe that occupied a large part of southwestern Russia and Ukraine (Khazaria).
- (racist, derogatory, offensive slang) A Jew, particularly of Ashkenazi origin by reference to a discredited, racist myth of their origin in Europe.
- The Khazars have been hogging public services.
member of a semi-nomadic Turkic tribe
Khazar (not comparable)
- Of or relating to Khazars.
of or relating to Khazars
- The Turkic language of the Khazar people, of which a single word is attested, 𐰸𐰴𐰆𐰺𐰇𐰢.
- Wiktionary’s coverage of Khazar terms
- Khazar on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- ISO 639-3 code zkz (SIL)
- Linguist List entry for Khazar, code zkz
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