Turkic leids

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The Turkic leids constitute a leid faimlie o at least thirty-five[1] leids, spaken bi Turkic fowks athort a vast aurie frae Eastren Europe an the Mediterranean tae Siberie an Wastren Cheenae, an are considered tae be pairt o the proposed Altaic leid faimlie.[2][3]

Turkic leids are spaken as a native leid bi some 165[4] tae 180 million fowk;[5] an the total nummer o Turkic speakers is ower 200 million, includin speakers o a seicont leid. The Turkic leid wi the greatest nummer o speakers is Turkis proper, or Anatolien [an Balkan] Turkish, the speakers o whilk accoont for aboot 40% o aw Turkic speakers.[3] Characteristic featurs o Turkis, sic as vowel harmony, agglutination, an lack o grammatical gender, are universal athin the Turkic family.[3] There is an aw a hie degree o mutual intelligibility atween the sindry Oghuz leids, whilk include Turkis, Azerbaijani, Turkmen, Qashqai, Gagauz, an Balkan Gagauz Turkis.[6]

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  1. Dybo A.V., "Chronology of Türkic languages and linguistic contacts of early Türks", Moscow, 2007, p. 766, [1] (In Russian)
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ethnologue_Altaic
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Katzner, Kenneth (March 2002). Languages of the World, Third Edition. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd. ISBN 978-0415250047. 
  4. Turkic Peoples
  5. Turkic Language family tree entries provide the information on the Turkic-speaking populations and regions.
  6. "Language Materials Project: Turkish". UCLA International Institute, Center for World Languages. February 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-26. 

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