ˈä-ˌjär How to pronounce Adzhar (audio)
plural Adzhar or Adzhars
: a Georgian people of the southern Caucasus region compare gurian , imeritian
: a member of such people
: the language of the Adzhar people

Word History


probably borrowed from 19th-century Turkish Acar, borrowed from Georgian ač'ara "Adzharia" (a province of medieval Georgia)

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Adzhar was in 1848

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“Adzhar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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