Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a Turkic people inhabiting Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
  • n. The Turkic language of the Uzbeks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Uzbekistan or of Uzbek descent.
  • proper n. The language of Uzbekistan.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Uzbekistan, the Uzbek people or the Uzbek language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Turkic language spoken by the Uzbek
  • n. a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas
  • n. a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet

Etymologies

Russian, from Uzbek ŭzbek.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • ОШ uzbek 2010 06 12 osh vokiyasi uzbek qirgizston oshda halok bo ` lganlar bolganlar karasuu kara-suu qorasuv millatchilik ifloslik Dozens of people have been killed and hundreds wounded in clashes between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek, which broke out in the southern city of Osh on Friday.

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  • They say it's simple, because what they have been able to do in the tribal area of South Waziristan is to convince the local tribes there to get rid of, to kick out what they describe as Uzbek militants.

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  • Whatever tensions that exist within Uzbek culture -- between Russians and Uzbeks, between Uzbeks and

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  • Press freedom experts say that the eight journalists in Uzbek jails serve as warnings to journalists across this land of 30 million people.

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  • Members of the government have also begun to blame the riots on Batyrov, who has been in hiding, as well as others they describe as Uzbek extremists.

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  • Separately, international human rights groups had reported that torture in Uzbek jails included boiling of body parts, using electroshock on genitals and plucking off fingernails and toenails with pliers.

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  • We are slowly learning Arabic, and lucky for me, many words are the same as in Uzbek (???), maybe because of the Muslim culture.

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  • "Earlier this week, details were revealed of a furious memo [Ambassador Craig Murray] sent to the Foreign Office, complaining that the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) was using information passed on to it by the CIA but originally obtained in Uzbek torture cells," reports the Independent.

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  • When I expressed my exuberance to one of the Peace Corps language teachers, she replied in Uzbek that it's a terrible day!

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  • I use my camera all the time to take notes ... like the other day we were looking at reports about iodine deficiency, but they were all in Uzbek and Russian beyond our language, so I took pictures of all the pages and passed them to my program manager to look over.

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