from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a pastoral Muslim people inhabiting Kazakhstan and parts of Xinjiang Uygur in China.
- n. The Turkic language of this people.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person from Kazakhstan or of Kazakh descent.
- proper n. The national language of Kazakhstan.
- adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Kazakhstan, the Kazakh people or the Kazakh language.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Muslim who is a member of a Turkic people of western Asia (especially in Kazakstan)
- n. the Turkic language spoken by the Kazak
- n. a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
Russian kazakh, from Kazakh qazaq, from Old Turkic *qazghaq, a profiteer, from qazqhanmaq, to acquire, from qazmaq, to dig out.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)