Turkic leids

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Frae Sootheastren Europe tae Wastren Cheenae an Siberie
Lingueestic classification: Ane o the warld's primary leid faimilies
Proto-leid: Proto-Turkic
ISO 639-5: trk
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Turkic leids

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]

Turkic leids are spaken as a native leid bi some 165[3] tae 180 million fowk;[4] 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.[2] Characteristic featurs o Turkis, sic as vowel harmony, agglutination, an lack o grammatical gender, are universal athin the Turkic family.[2] 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.[5]

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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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Katzner, Kenneth (2002). Languages of the World, Third Edition. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd. ISBN 978-0415250047.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. Turkic Peoples
  4. Turkic Language family tree entries provide the information on the Turkic-speaking populations and regions.
  5. "Language Materials Project: Turkish". UCLA International Institute, Center for World Languages. 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-26.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

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