Kazakh

noun

Ka·​zakh kə-ˈzak How to pronounce Kazakh (audio) -ˈzäk How to pronounce Kazakh (audio)
variants or less commonly
1
: a member of a Turkic people of Kazakhstan and other countries of central Asia
2
: the language of the Kazakhs
Kazakh adjective
or less commonly Kazak

Word History

Etymology

Russian kazakh, from Kazakh kazak

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Kazakh was in 1832

Dictionary Entries Near Kazakh

Cite this Entry

“Kazakh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kazakh. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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