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Uyghur
ئۇيغۇرچە  /  ئۇيغۇر تىلى
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Uyghur written in Perso-Arabic script
Pronunciation [ʊjʁʊrˈtʃɛ], [ʊjˈʁʊr tili]
Native tae Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Cheenae
Ethnicity Uyghur
Native speakers
10.4 million (2010 census)[1]
Early forms
Karakhanid
Arabic (Uyghur alphabet), Laitin script, cyrillic script
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Cheenae[2]
Regulatit bi Working Committee of Ethnic Language and Writing of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 ug
ISO 639-2 uig
ISO 639-3 uig
Glottolog uigh1240[3]
Uyghur is spoken in northwast Cheenae
Geografical extent o Uyghur in Cheenae
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Uyghur or Uighur /ˈwɡər/[4][5] (ئۇيغۇر تىلى Uyghur tili, ئۇيغۇرچە Uyghurche),[6][7] umwhile kent as Eastren Turki, is a Turkic leid wi 8 tae 11 million speakers, spoken primarily bi the Uyghur fowk in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region o Wastren Cheenae.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Uyghur at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. "China". Ethnologue. 
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Uighur". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. "Uyghur - definition of Uyghur by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia". The Free Dictionary. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  5. "Define Uighur at Dictionary.com". Dictionary.com. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  6. In Inglis/Scots, the name o the ethnicity an its leid is spelled variously as Uyghur, Uighur, Uygur an Uigur, wi the preferred spellin bein Uyghur.
  7. Its name in ither leids in which it micht be eften referred tae is as follaes: