Uighur

Definitions of Uighur
  1. noun
    a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
    synonyms: Uigur, Uygur
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    type of:
    Turki
    any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
  2. noun
    the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China
    synonyms: Uigur, Uygur
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    type of:
    Turki, Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar
    a subfamily of Altaic languages
  3. noun
    the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
    synonyms: Uigur, Uygur
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    type of:
    script
    a particular orthography or writing system
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