Uyghur language

Uyghur
Uighur
ئۇيغۇرچە  /  ئۇيغۇر تىلى
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Uyghur written in Perso-Arabic script
Pronunciation[ʊjʁʊrˈtʃɛ], [ʊjˈʁʊr tili]
Native toXinjiang, China
EthnicityUyghur
Native speakers
25 million (2016)[1]
Turkic
  • Common Turkic
    • Karluk
      • Uyghur
Early forms
Karakhanid
  • Chagatai
    • Eastern Turki
Arabic (official, Uyghur alphabet)
Cyrillic script
Latin script
Official status
Official language in

 China

Regulated byWorking Committee of Ethnic Language and Writing of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Language codes
ISO 639-1ug Uighur, Uyghur
ISO 639-2uig Uighur, Uyghur
ISO 639-3uig Uighur, Uyghur
Glottologuigh1240  Uighur[3]
Uyghur is spoken in northwest China
Geographical extent of Uyghur in China
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Uyghur (ئۇيغۇرچە, Uyghurche),[4][5] formerly known as Eastern Turkish, is a Turkic language with 8 to 11 million speakers, spoken primarily by the Uyghur people in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of Western China. There are several writing systems used to write Uyghur. While Uyghurs usually use the Uyghur alphabet, an alphabet based on the Arabic alphabet, there are also two Latin and one Cyrillic alphabet that can be used to write Uyghur.

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References

  1. Uyghur at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. "China". Ethnologue. 
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Uighur". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. In English, the name of the ethnicity and its language is spelled variously as Uyghur, Uighur, Uygur and Uigur, with the preferred spelling being Uyghur. Many English speakers pronounce it as /ˈwiː.ɡər/, though the native pronunciation is [ʔʊjˈʁʊr]. See "A Little Primer of Xinjiang Proper Nouns". Language Log. Retrieved 16 July 2009. 
  5. Its name in other languages in which it might be often referred to is as follows:


Other Languages
Afrikaans: Oeigoers
አማርኛ: ዊጉርኛ
العربية: لغة أويغورية
asturianu: Uigur
azərbaycanca: Uyğur dili
Bân-lâm-gú: Uyghur-gí
беларуская: Уйгурская мова
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Уйгурская мова
български: Уйгурски език
brezhoneg: Ouigoureg
català: Uigur
Чӑвашла: Уйгур чĕлхи
čeština: Ujgurština
davvisámegiella: Uiguragiella
Ελληνικά: Ουιγούρ γλώσσα
español: Idioma uigur
Esperanto: Ujgura lingvo
euskara: Uigurrera
Fiji Hindi: Uyghur bhasa
français: Ouïghour
Gagauz: Uygur dili
galego: Lingua uigur
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Uyghur-ngî
한국어: 위구르어
हिन्दी: उइगुर भाषा
hornjoserbsce: Ujguršćina
hrvatski: Ujgurski jezik
Bahasa Indonesia: Bahasa Uighur
íslenska: Úýgúríska
italiano: Lingua uigura
עברית: אויגור
ქართული: უიღურული ენა
қазақша: Ұйғыр тілі
Kiswahili: Kiuyghur
Ladino: Lingua uygur
latviešu: Uiguru valoda
Lëtzebuergesch: Uiguresch
lietuvių: Uigūrų kalba
македонски: Ујгурски јазик
മലയാളം: ഉയ്ഗൂർ ഭാഷ
მარგალური: უიღურული ნინა
Bahasa Melayu: Bahasa Uyghur
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Uyghur-ngṳ̄
монгол: Уйгур хэл
Nederlands: Oeigoers
नेपाल भाषा: उईघर भाषा
日本語: ウイグル語
norsk: Uigurisk
norsk nynorsk: Uigurisk
occitan: Oigor
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Uygʻur tili
پنجابی: ایغور بولی
Piemontèis: Lenga uyghur
português: Língua uigur
qırımtatarca: Uyğur tili
Runa Simi: Uyq'ur simi
саха тыла: Уйгур тыла
slovenčina: Ujgurčina
ślůnski: Ujgurskŏ gŏdka
српски / srpski: Ујгурски језик
svenska: Uiguriska
Tagalog: Wikang Uighur
татарча/tatarça: Уйгыр теле
Türkçe: Uygurca
удмурт: Уйгур кыл
українська: Уйгурська мова
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ئۇيغۇر تىلى
Tiếng Việt: Tiếng Duy Ngô Nhĩ
吴语: 維吾爾語
粵語: 維吾爾話
Zazaki: Uyğurki
žemaitėška: Uigūru kalba
中文: 维吾尔语