Chagatai

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Etymology[edit]

Named after the Chagatai Khanate, a medieval Mongol and later Turkicized khanate, itself named after Chagatai Khan, a son of Genghis Khan, from Middle Mongolian ᠴᠠᠭᠠᠲᠠᠶ (čaɣatay).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Chagatai

  1. An extinct literary Turkic language used in Central Asia and Bashkortostan until the twentieth century.
  2. Chagatai Khan, the second son of Genghis Khan and Khan of the Chagatai Khanate, after whom the Chagatai language and Chagatai people are named.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Chagatai pl (plural only)

  1. An ethnic group of Uzbekistan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Babak; Demian Vaisman; Aryeh Wasserman (23 November 2004). Political Organization in Central Asia and Azerbaijan: Sources and Documents. Routledge. pp. 343

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