Khazar

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown. Attested as Arabic خَزَر ‎(ḵazar), Byzantine Greek Χάζαροι ‎(Kházaroi), Hebrew כּוּזָרִים ‎(Kuzarim), Latin Gazari and Cosri, Old Armenian խազիր ‎(xazir), Old East Slavic козаринъ ‎(kozarinŭ), Persian خزر ‎(xazar), Russian хаза́р ‎(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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Proper noun[edit]

Khazar

  1. the Turkic language of the Khazar people

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