Turkic


The Turkic languages are spread across Central Asia. Grammatically most of them share the features of agglutinisation and vowel harmony. The Turkic languages' relationship to other language families is cloudy. Some linguists consider Turkic and two other Central Asian language families, Mongolic and Tungusic, to be branches of a superfamily they call Altaic. However this theory is not universally accepted. An even smaller number of linguists believe Japanese and Korean form two more branches of Altaic. There are many more Turkic languages not yet represented here, including Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uyghur, and Uzbek.



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