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Turk·ic

 (tûr′kĭk)
n.
A language family spoken in Eurasia and including Turkish, Azerbaijani, Turkmen, Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, and Uyghur.
adj.
1. Of or relating to Turkic or the peoples who speak Turkic.
2. Turkish.
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Turkic

(ˈtɜːkɪk)
n
(Languages) a branch or subfamily of the Altaic family of languages, including Turkish, Turkmen, Kirghiz, Tatar, etc, members of which are found from Turkey to NE China, esp in central Asia
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Tur•kic

(ˈtɜr kɪk)

n.
1. a family of closely related languages of SW, central, and N Asia and E Europe, including Turkish, Azerbaijani, Turkmen, Uzbek, Uighur, and Yakut.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Turkic or Turkic-speaking peoples.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Turkic - a subfamily of Altaic languagesTurkic - a subfamily of Altaic languages  
Altaic language, Altaic - a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe
Turkish - a Turkic language spoken by the Turks
Turcoman, Turkoman, Turkmen - the Turkic language spoken by the Turkoman
Azerbaijani - the Turkic language spoken by the Azerbaijani
Kazak, Kazakh - the Turkic language spoken by the Kazak
Tatar - the Turkic language spoken by the Tatar living from the Volga to the Ural Mountains
Usbeg, Usbek, Uzbak, Uzbeg, Uzbek - the Turkic language spoken by the Uzbek
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
Khirghiz, Kirghiz, Kirgiz - the Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz
Karakalpak - the Turkic language spoken by the Karakalpak
Chuvash - the Turkic language spoken by the Chuvash
Chagatai, Eastern Turki, Jagatai, Jaghatai - a Turkic literary language of medieval central Asia (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan)
Adj.1.Turkic - of or relating to the people who speak the Turkic languageTurkic - of or relating to the people who speak the Turkic language
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Translations
tyrkískur
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