Karachai

noun
Ka·​ra·​chai
variants: or less commonly Karatchai \ ¦karə¦chī \ or Karachayevt \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈchäyəft \
plural Karachai or Karachais

Definition of Karachai

1 : a Turkic-speaking people of the Caucasus
2 : a member of the Karachai people
3 : the Turkic language of the Karachai people

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History and Etymology for Karachai

Karachai, Karatchai from Karachai, region on the northern slope of the western Caucasus mountains, U.S.S.R.; Karachayevt from Russian Karachayevtsi (plural) Karachai people, from Karachai

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