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NORTH-WEST CAUCASIAN Links (4)   Books (13)   
Alternative name: ABKHAZO-ADYGHIAN
Number of languages: 5

The Northwest Caucasian languages comprise five languages: Abkhaz, Abaza, Adyghe, Kabardian, and the extinct language Ubykh. Within the language family Abkhaz and Abaza form the Abkhaz-Abazin subgroup, Adyghe and Kabardian constitute the Circassian... [more ...]

1   An Overview of Languages of the Caucasus
2   Consonant Systems of the North-West Caucasian Languages
3   Database Query to Abkhaz-Adyghe Etymology
4   George Dumezil

1   Chirikba, V. A.: Sistema svistiashche-shipiashchix soglasnyx v abxazo-adygskix jazykax [The System of Hissing-hushing Consonants in the Abkhazo-Adyghean Languages]
2   Chirikba, Viacheslav: Common West Caucasian. The reconstruction of its phonological system and parts of its Lexicon and Morphology
3   Colarusso, John: Myths from the Caucasus: the Nart Sagas of the Circassians, Abazas, Abkhaz, and Ubykhs
4   Colarusso, John: The northwest Caucasian languages : a phonological survey
5   Dirr, A.: Einführung in das Studium der Kaukasischen Sprachen
6   Dumézil, Georges: Etudes comparatives sur les langues Caucasiennes du Nord-Ouest (Morphologie)
7   Dumézil, Georges: Introduction a la Grammaire comparee des langues Caucasiennes du Nord
8   Eckert, R.: Die Sprachen des kaukasischen Stammes
9   Hewitt, George (ed.): The Indigenous Languages of the Caucasus, Volume 2: The North West Caucasian Languages
10   Klimov, Georgij A.: Einführung in die kaukasische Sprachwissenschaft
11   Van den Berg, H. (ed.): Studies in Caucasian Linguistics. Selected Papers of the Eighth Caucasian Colloquium
12   Vogt, Hans: De kaukasiske språk og språkvitenskapen (The Caucasian languages and linguistics)
13   Wixman, Ronald: Language Aspects of Ethnic Patterns and Processes in the North Caucasus