Translation of Chechen in Spanish:


checheno, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtʃɛtʃɛn/


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    the Chechen Republic la República de Chechenia
    • The Chechen language is unique to the Caucasus region, and not related to any languages outside of this region.
    • ‘There were these Chechen women who were sitting next to a couple of Russian sisters and their children, and they talked,’ he says.
    • They used the Chechen language to talk with each other, but they spoke Russian to us.


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    checheno masculine
    • Until 1991, Chechnya had two official languages, Chechen and Russian.
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    checheno masculine
    chechena feminine
    • The Ingush, closely related to the Chechens, are predominantly Muslim.
    • Most were Uzbeks, but there were also Afghans, Chechens, Uighurs from China and a small number of Arabs.
    • Others think they may be Chechens or Ingush - another Caucasus ethnic group - or even local men.
    • The Chechens met the Russians in urban combat in Grozny and soon Chechen snipers took a toll on Russian forces.
    • The letter appears to contradict Russian claims that the Chechens made no proper demands to end the standoff.
    • The British Foreign Office met with a representative of the Chechens in January.
    • I'll have to check and see if we've had any talk with Chechens recently.
    • The Chechens therefore have retained many traditional customs and practices.