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Chagatai language is one of the extinct Turkic languages spoken in Central Asia. Chagatai was a member of the Altaic languages family and was a literary language from the Timur period and the Timurids until the early twentieth century.

Chagatai
جغتای Jağatāy
RegionCentral Asia
Era15th to early 20th century
Official status
Official language in
Chagatai Khanate
Mughal Empire
Qing dynasty
Language codes
ISO 639-2chg
ISO 639-3chg
chg
Glottologchag1247[1]

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  1. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chagatai". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.