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Abkhaz Language
Abkhazian
Аҧсуа бызшәа; аҧсшәа
Apsua byzshwa; apsshwa
Native to Abkhazia and Abkhaz diaspora
Ethnicity Abkhazians
Native speakers 190,110  (2014-2015)
Language family
Northwest Caucasian
  • Abazgi
    • Abkhaz Language
Dialects
Abzhywan
Bzyb
Sadz
Writing system

Cyrillic (Abkhaz alphabet)

Historically: Latin, Georgian
Official status
Official language in Republic of Abkhazia; Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Georgia
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Abkhaz is a Northwest Caucasian language spoken mostly in Abkhazia (Georgia) and Turkey. It is the official language of Georgia's Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, where around 100,000 people speak it.

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