Bashkir

noun Bash·kir \(ˈ)bash¦ki(ə)r\

Definition of Bashkir

plural

Bashkir

or

Bashkirs

  1. 1a :  a Turkic-speaking Muslim people between the Volga and the Ural mountains regarded as tatarized Finns b :  a member of the Bashkir people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Bashkirs

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Origin and Etymology of bashkir

Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Jagatai badžkyr Bashkir, Chuvash puškərt


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