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AdygheEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa, fort, fortress).

Cognate with Bashkir ҡала(qala), Kazakh қала(qala), Kyrgyz калаa(kalaa, city, town), Turkish kale(fortress) etc.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

къалэ ‎(qālă)

  1. city
  2. town
  3. (Shapsug dialect) wall
  4. (Abzakh dialect) yard

DeclensionEdit


KabardianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa, fort, fortress).

Cognate with Bashkir ҡала(qala), Kazakh қала(qala), Kyrgyz калаa(kalaa, city, town), Turkish kale(fortress) etc.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

къалэ ‎(q̇ālă)

  1. city
  2. town

DeclensionEdit