Abkhazia

English

/æbˈkeɪ.ʒi.ə/

proper noun
Definitions
  • A territory on the coast of the Black Sea and the south-western flank of the Caucasus, which considers itself an independent state called the Republic of Abkhazia; considered part of Georgia's territory by the Georgian government and the vast majority of international community.

Etymology

Borrowed from Russian Абха́зия derived from Georgian აფხაზეთი.

Origin

Georgian
აფხაზეთი
Gloss

Timeline of Abkhazia

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Geogrpahic distribution of cognates of Abkhazia

Cognates and derived terms