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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.]
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
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|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