Turki

Definitions of Turki
  1. noun
    a subfamily of Altaic languages
    synonyms: Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar
    see moresee less
    types:
    show 12 types...
    hide 12 types...
    Turkish
    a Turkic language spoken by the Turks
    Turcoman, Turkmen, Turkoman
    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)
    type of:
    Altaic, Altaic language
    a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe
  2. noun
    any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
    see moresee less
    types:
    show 12 types...
    hide 12 types...
    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
    Usbeg, Usbek, Uzbak, Uzbeg, Uzbek
    a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas
    Yakut
    a member of a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia (mainly in the Lena river basin)
    Osmanli, Ottoman, Ottoman Turk
    a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
    effendi
    a former Turkish term of respect; especially for government officials
    type of:
    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week