Definition of Turkic in English:
Relating to or denoting a large group of closely related Altaic languages of western and central Asia, including Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uighur, Uzbek, and Tatar.
- Central Asia largely speaks Turkic languages.
- Kyrgyz is a Turkic language, most closely related to Kazak.
- The Uzbek language belongs to the Turkic family of languages.
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The Turkic languages collectively.
- Although it has borrowed many words from Arabic, Turkic, Persian, and Russian, Georgian has remained distinctive.
- Karthli is distinct from Indo-European, Turkic, and Semitic languages.
- It contains many Turkic, Persian, and Arabic elements.
Definition of Turkic in:
- US English dictionary