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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Ingush
Scripts ГӀалгӀайче(Ingush)
Pronounced Pron. rahl-rie-CHEH  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsGhalghaiche

Meaning & History

From гӀалгӀай (ghalghay) the native name of the Ingush people, combined with the suffix -че (-che) meaning "place of". The ethnic name is of uncertain origin, though it is most popularly believed to mean "residents of the towers". This is the Ingush name for Ingushetia.
Added 2/6/2020 by HL
Edited 6/8/2020 by HL