Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Of or relating to the Turkic language subfamily, especially the eastern Turkic languages, or their speakers.
n. pl. Turki or Tur·kis
1. The Turkic language subfamily, especially the eastern Turkic languages.
2. A member of a Turki-speaking people.
[Persian turkī, from Turk, Turk, from Turkish Türk; see Turk.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Languages) of or relating to the Turkic languages, esp those of central Asia
2. (Peoples) of or relating to speakers of these languages
(Languages) these languages collectively; esp Eastern Turkic
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language|
Turk - a native or inhabitant of Turkey
Azerbaijani - a native or inhabitant of Azerbaijan
Chuvash - a member of a people of Turkic speech living in the Volga region in eastern Russia
Karakalpak - a member of a Turkic people living near Lake Aral in central Asia
Kazak, Kazakh - a Muslim who is a member of a Turkic people of western Asia (especially in Kazakstan)
Khirghiz, Kirghiz, Kirgiz - a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia
Turcoman, Turkmen, Turkoman - a member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areas
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
Yakut - a member of a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia (mainly in the Lena river basin)
|2.||Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages |
Turkish - a Turkic language spoken by the Turks
Azerbaijani - the Turkic language spoken by the Azerbaijani
Tatar - the Turkic language spoken by the Tatar living from the Volga to the Ural Mountains
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China
Yakut - the Turkic language spoken by the Yakut
Karakalpak - the Turkic language spoken by the Karakalpak
Chuvash - the Turkic language spoken by the Chuvash
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.