The Abaza leid (абаза бызшва, abaza byzšwa; Adyghe: абазэбзэ) is a leid o the Caucasus moontains in the Roushie Karachay–Cherkess Republic spoken bi the Abazins.

абаза бызшва, abaza byzšwa
Native taeRoushie, Turkey
Native speakers
(48,000 citit 1995–2010)[1]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Karachay-Cherkessie (Roushie)
Leid codes
ISO 639-3abq
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  1. Abaza at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Abaza". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.