Kyrgyz language

Kipchak Turkic language of Central Asia

Kyrgyz language is the official language of Kyrgyzstan and a branch of Turkic languages that most Kyrgyz people speak with. Kyrgyz is written with the Cyrillic alphabet, but can be written in the Arabic alphabet in Xinjiang, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.[2]

Kyrgyz language
Native toKyrgyzstan (official), Afghanistan, Xinjiang (China), Tajikistan, Russia, Pakistan
Native speakers
4.3 million (2009 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-1ky
ISO 639-2kir
ISO 639-3kir
This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA.

References change

  1. Kyrgyz language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. "Kyrgyz language and alphabets".

Related pages change

Other websites change