Language details

ADYGHE Links (9)   Examples (5)   Materials (1)   Books (9)   
Alternative names: CIRCASSIAN, LOWER CIRCASSIAN, KIAKH, KJAX, WEST CIRCASSIAN, ADYGEI, ADYGEY
Number of speakers: 300.000
Language Code: ADY
In language groups: NORTH-WEST CAUCASIAN » CIRCASSIAN
Spoken in: EGYPT [Details], FRANCE [Details], GERMANY [Details], IRAQ [Details], ISRAEL [Details], JORDAN [Details], NETHERLANDS [Details], Adygeya, Respublika/RUSSIAN FEDERATION [Details], SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC [Details], TURKEY [Details]
Description:

Adyghe is spoken by approximately 300.000 people. 125.000 live in southern Russia, chiefly in the Adygea Republic. Significant numbers of Adyghe speakers reside in Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, and Israel.

Adyghe together with Kabardian is... [more ...]


Links
1   Adyghe Language Course
http://adighastory.tripod.com/learn/
2   Adyghe Language Course
http://www.hatqo.nl/
3   Adyghe Sample Text: The North Wind and the Sun
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/caucasica/adyge/adyg1.htm
4   Adyghe-English Dictionary
http://www.circassianweb.com/dictionary.htm
5   Faculty of Adygh Philology- Adyghe State University
http://www.adygnet.ru/indexeng.shtml
6   RFERL: North Caucasian Languages Services
http://www.rferl.org/ondemand/bd/ca/
7   Swadesh Word List of Adyghe
http://www.rosettaproject.org:8080/live/search/contribute/swadesh/view?ethnocode=ADY
8   The Consonant System of Adyghe
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/didact/caucasus/nwkklaut.htm#adyghe
9   The Vowel System of Adyghe
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/didact/caucasus/kaukvok.htm#Adyghe

Examples
1  Addyghe Story: How we kidnapped a girl
2  First Verses from the Gospel of John in Adyghe (1)
3  First Verses from the Gospel of John in Adyghe (2)
4  Simple sentences (1)
5  Simple sentences (2)

Materials
1  Adyghe Alphabet

Books
1   Abdulsalam, Adel: Adighean (Western Circassian) Vocabulary
2   Hat'ana, A. A. and Z. K'arasha: Adighey explanatory Dictionary
3   Hoehlig, Monika: Kontaktbedingter Sprachwandel in der Adygeischen Umgangssprache in Kaukasus und in der Türkei
4   Kumakhov, M.; Kumakhova Z.: Nartskii epos: iazyk i kultura
5   Maykop, Tleshu Mehmet Yasin Celikkiran: Adyghey-Turkish Dictionary
6   Oezbek, Batiray: Adygejisch für Fremde
7   Shagirov, A.: Etymological Dictionary of the Adyghean (Circassian) languages, 1&2
8   Smeets, Rieks: Argentivity and Ergativity in Circassian
9   Smeets, Rieks: Studies in West Circassian Phonology and Morphology




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