Karachai

noun Ka·ra·chai
variants: or less commonly Karatchai \¦karə¦chī\ or Karachayevt

Definition of Karachai

plural Karachai or Karachais
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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Origin and Etymology of 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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