Uigur


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Uigur

(ˈwiːɡʊə) or

Uighur

npl -gur or -gurs
1. (Peoples) a member of a Mongoloid people of NW China, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
Uiˈgurian, Uiˈghurian, Uiˈguric, Uiˈghuric adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Uigur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
Sinkiang, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Uigur - the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
3.Uigur - the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
script - a particular orthography or writing system
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The format of the entries is transliteration and transcription; B attestations with contexts and references to manuscripts (texts cited are not translated); P prosopography (at times quite extensive); D etymology (of both Iranian and non-Iranian words!), meaning, etc., with Uigur (and some Iranian) words being cited in Chinese characters plus pinyin, Late Middle Chinese, and Early Middle Chinese transcription; additional notes (only some entries).
Although here there were sacral zigzags--by this time (the second half of VIII century)--by the decree of the Uigur Khan Idigan Manichaeism turned into a state religion, which led to dramatic consequences--loss of independence.
2009: Comparative studies on four calcified structures for age determination of roach Rutilus rulilus in Ulungur Lake, Xin Jiang Uigur autonomous region, China.
De esta forma, China tiene el objetivo de integrar a los paises centroasiaticos con sus prioridades de seguridad en Xinjiang, la observacion de las actividades de las minoria uigur presentes en paises como Kazajistan y Kirguistan y el control que pueden realizar estos paises de las actividades de los grupos secesionistas o extremistas en sus territorios.
The two-lane highway, originally built by the Chinese in the 1970s and recently renovated by China Road and Bridge Corporation, connects Kashgar, a commercial hub in northwest China's Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region, and Pakistan.
Uzbek letters also favored elaborate and celebratory opening sentences, trumpeting the girls' achievements and often employing cliches from Central Asian poetry and Soviet cultural geography such as "To the sunny, beautiful, komsomolka Uzbek girl Inobatxan Xaldarova, in Uzbekistan's beautiful Andijan city's sunny Uigur kolkhoz, working excellently daily and nightly with energy, in support of the front, strengthening it, heroically constantly working." (83) Uzbek letters were also given to boisterous repetitions and multiple exclamation marks of joy at finding the achievements of an Uzbek girl in their newspapers.
In Hetian, the Uigur and Han nationalities account for 96.4% and 3.4%, of the population, respectively; in Urumqi, the Han nationality accounts for 74.91% of the population.
El despliegue del vinculo economico con la potencia asiatica y los intereses creados, acotaron el margen de critica a la situacion de los derechos humanos en ese pais, como la represion a la comunidad uigur o los problemas en el Tibet.