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Published by Routledge Kegan & Paul .
Written in English


  • Abkhaz language,
  • Grammar

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9656365M
ISBN 100709937431
ISBN 109780709937432

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Abkhaz is one of the three languages comprising the Abkhazo-Adyghean, or West Caucasian branch of North Caucasian linguistic family (the other branch being Nakh-Daghestanian Abkhaz: Viacheslav A. Chirikba: : Books. Abkhaz is the only West Caucasian language to possess the category of grammatical classes, manifested in personal pronouns, verb conjugation, numerals and in category of number. Abkhaz is an ergative language, the ergative construction being represented not by case endings, as in related Circassian and Ubykh (Abkhaz does not have the case. The book, written in late and published in , examines the ethnic dimension of Abkhazia and how the state is working to keep the Abkhaz ethnic identity alive among a large minority. Although brief (only about pages) it has a lot of information on the subject, and analyses aspects such as education, government and the situation of. However, Abkhaz share the Nart sagas, series of tales about mythical heroes with other Caucasian peoples. The Abkhaz alphabet was created in the 19th century. The first newspaper in Abkhaz, called Abkhazia and edited by Dmitry Gulia, appeared in Culture. In October Alexander Ankvab signed a document ordering the firing Stanislav Lakoba.

The Abkhaz alphabet was created in the 19th century by Dimitry Gulia and K. Machavariani. Prior to the revolution in Russia, the only books published in Abkhaz were the alphabet book (Apswa anban), a few other textbooks, and a couple of books by Dmitry Gulia. The book shows the factor of the Caucasian war in the history of Abkhazia and the main points of participation of the Abkhaz in the Russian-mountain confrontation. The book is addressed to both. Like many of the elders in Abkhasia, regardless of the weather, these men swam daily in cold mountain streams. One day, Leaf accompanied Markhti Tarkhil on his morning plunge and was astonished by the vitality and physical agility of the year-old.9 It was a steep and rugged half-mile climb down from the road to the river, but Markhti moved with confident speed and agility. Abkhaz leaders created, on November 8, , their own post-revolutionary body, Abkhaz People's Council (APC), but Abkhazia became embroiled into a chaos of the civil unrest. It was torn between supporters of the short-lived Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus, a pro-Bolshevik faction, a pro-Turkish nobility, and a pro-Georgian.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hewitt, B.G. Abkhaz. Amsterdam: North-Holland, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. The full book in PDF can be downloaded by clicking here ( MB) The present Common Abkhaz Dictionary is a counterpart to A.H. Kuipers’ Proto-Circassian Dictionary (); its publication will, it is hoped, facilitate West Caucasian comparative research. Iran & the Caucasus Vol. 19, No. 4 (), pp. Viacheslav A. Chirikba Abkhazian State University, Sukhum. Abstract The paper presents a study of the Abkhaz personal names. Traditionally, Abkhazians, a Caucasian people living in the Republic of Abkhazia (many Abkhazians live also in Turkey and in some Middle Eastern countries), used a two-name system, consisting, as a rule, of the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.