Adyghe language

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Adyghe
адыгэбзэ adygabze, adəgăbză
Native to Russia, Turkey, Jordan, Syria, Israel, United States, Republic of Macedonia, Iraq
Region Russia: Republic of Adygea
Native speakers ~500,000  (date missing)
Language family
Official status
Official language in Republic of Adygea
Language codes
ISO 639-2 ady
ISO 639-3 ady

The Adyghe language is one of the two main languages of the Republic of Adygea in the Russian Federation. It is spoken by many tribes of the Adyghe people. The language is called by its speakers "Adygebze" or "Adəgăbză", and can also be spelled in English as Adygean, Adygeyan or Adygei. It is also called Circassian.