Altaic language

Altaic language
noun
a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe
Syn: ↑Altaic
Derivationally related forms: ↑Altaic (for: ↑Altaic)
Hypernyms: ↑Ural-Altaic
Hyponyms:

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  • Altaic — I noun 1. any member of the peoples speaking a language in the Altaic language group • Hypernyms: ↑Asian, ↑Asiatic • Hyponyms: ↑Tungusic 2. a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Altaic — [al tā′ik] adj. 1. of the Altai Mountains or the peoples living there 2. designating or of a group of language families including Turkic, Mongolian, and Tungusic n. this group of language families …   English World dictionary

  • Altaic peoples — Infobox Ethnic group group=Altaic peoples poptime= regions = region1 = pop1 = ref1 = region2 = pop2 = ref2 = langs= rels= Animism, Buddhism, Islam related c=Altaic peoples are peoples who speak the Altaic languages. Their looks differ from east… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tatar language — language name=Tatar nativename=татарча / Tatarça / تاتارچا states=Russia, other former Soviet Union speakers= 8 million familycolor=Altaic fam1=Altaic [ [http://www.ethnologue.com/show family.asp?subid=90009] Ethnologue ] (controversial)… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sakha language — language name=Sakha nativename=Саха тыла Saxa tyla states=Russia region=Sakha speakers=456,288 (2002 census) [Russian Census 2002. [http://www.perepis2002.ru/ct/doc/TOM 04 04.xls Распространенность владения языками (кроме русского)] ( Knowledge… …   Wikipedia

  • Turkmen language — language name=Turkmen nativename= tk. Türkmen dili familycolor=Altaic states=Turkmenistan, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey speakers=ca. 9 million fam1=Altaic [ [http://www.ethnologue.com/show family.asp?subid=90009] Ethnologue ] (controversial)… …   Wikipedia

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