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Definition of the noun chagatai

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noun - plural: -

  1. a Turkic literary language of medieval central Asia (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan)

Alternative definition of the noun chagatai

proper noun

  1. An extinct Turkic language spoken in Central Asia until the twentieth century.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Turkmenistan (2005)

by Rafis Abazov

CHAGATAI (also Jagatai). 1 . Name of a large tribe in Central Asia, which traces its origin to the Mongols and was later assimilated by the Turks.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

The Chagatai originated in Central Asia; in Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. They were descended from Mongols and Turkic Peoples, and the language they spoke was an Arabic-Turkic dialect known as Chagatai Turk.

Google previewDictionary of Languages (1998)

The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages by Andrew Dalby

Chagatai was the older written language of the Uzbek khanates and the Golden Horde.

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics (1954)

by Mario Pei, Frank Gaynor

sub-family of the Urat-Altaic family of languages; it comprises Chagatai, Kashgar, Sart, Taranchi, Uzbeg and Yarkand. centum languages: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Religion (2012)

by Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof

Timur first gained power as a military leader during campaigns in Transoxiana by Chagatai Khan.

Following Tughlugh's death, Timur reconquered Transoxiana and added significant territorial gains by 1370, reducing the Chagatai Khans, ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1914)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles Herbermann

Sie Fonsccu Soares _Pinheiro, author XII-310th 3111 Chagatai, Chinese ruler X-481b; a. l ...

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Chagatai Meaning

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Scrabble value of C3H4A1G2A1T1A1I1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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