Usage Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Scripts Հայերեն(Armenian) Казбек(Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek Cyrillic) كازبەك(Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. kahz-BEHK(Eastern Armenian, English) KAZ-BEHK(French) kuz-BYEHK(Russian) kadh-BEHK(European Spanish) kas-BEHK(Latin American Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Russian Казбек (Kazbek) which is from Arabic قَاضِي (qāḍī) meaning "judge, arbiter" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master". This is the name of a dormant stratovolcano and mountain located in the central Caucasus.