Kirgiz


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Noun1.Kirgiz - a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central SiberiaKirgiz - a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Kirgiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern ChinaKirgiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Bishkek, Biskek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, Frunze - the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Pamir Mountains, the Pamirs - a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
3.Kirgiz - the Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
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The following quote also suggests that Gulen's Turkish nationalism is similar to "secular" Kemalism's in its emphasis on Turkic populations of Central Asia: "The structure that will be formed through the unification of Turk, Uzbek, Kirgiz, Azeri, Kazak, Turkmen and Tajik will construct our real identity.
China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has announced several incentives for industry, especially textile, in order to take advantage of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) including rent-free factories in industrial parks and Xinjiang's less-developed southern area of Hotan, Aksu, Kashgar and Kizilsu Kirgiz prefectures.
The Chinese ethnic groups have 3 major epics: Gesar from the Tibetan people, Janggar from the Mongolian people, and Manas from the Kirgiz people.
glaber (Muller, 1860) by Cobanoglu and Kirgiz (2001); M.
Hermit Parati runs a carpet factory in Artux City of Xinjiang's Kizilsu Kirgiz Autonomous Prefecture.
Some two years later, on 26 August 1920, the Kirgiz ASSR appeared.
24 Besides the Uyghurs and Han Chinese, there are many other ethnic groups in Xinjiang as well, mainly the Kazak, Hui, Mongolian, Kirgiz, Xibe, Tajik, Ozbek, Manchu, Daur, Tatar and Russian.
The courts in seven cities and prefectures of Xinjiang, including Urumqi, Aksu, Kizilsu Kirgiz, Ili, Hotan, Turpan and Bortala, handed down verdicts in 11 cases on Thursday.
Kurt, Mihrapli ve Vezirkopru isimlerinin kokenlerine (toponimisine) (4) yonelik yapilan arastirmalarda; Kurt isminin; Turklerde erken devirlerden beri tanri simgesi olarak kabul edilen, daha sonraki devirlerde ise ata ve Tureme simgesi haline gelen oz Turkce bir kelime oldugu (Duymaz, 2007, 58) ve-Turkiye Turkcesi'nde kurt, Azerbaycan Turkcesi'nde gurd; Baskurt Turkcesi'nde kort, Kazak Turkcesi'nde kurt; Kirgiz Turkcesi'nde kurt; Ozbek Turkcesi'nde kurt; Tatar Turkcesi'nde kort; Turkmen Turkcesi'nde gurt; Uygur Turkcesi'nde kurt--ve Yuzyillardan beri degismeden kullanilageldigi gorulmutur (Akalin, 2000, 200).
36) Several very close variants include a Kirgiz tale (see Scobie 252) and a Mongolian one (see Ligeti 339-57).
On the same day, Kunduz border police arrested two Kirgiz nationals for illegal entry.
The Xinjiang is home of 47 ethnic groups, the larger ones include: the Uighur, Han, Kazak, Hui, Mongolian, Kirgiz, Xibe, Tajik, Ozbek, Manchu, Daur, Tatar and Russian, most of them of Central Asian kinship.