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ныбжьэгъу

AdygheEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ныбжь "age" with the suffix of time "гъу". This word is used for the meaning age-mate by the Shapsug Circassians of Kfar Kama. In Caucasus the word ныбджэгъу is used for friends.

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NounEdit

ныбжьэгъу (nəbž̍ăġ°)

  1. A peer, an age-mate: a person of approximately the same age as another.
    Уиныбжьэгъухэр уиунэ къакӏохYour peers are coming to your house.
    Синыбжьэгъу горэ сэлъагъу — I am seeing a peer of mine.
    Кӏалэмрэ пшъашъэмрэ зэныбжьэгъух — The boy and the girl are peers.
    Кӏалэр синыбжьэгъу — The boy is my peer.

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