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Noun: Uigur  wee-gûr
  1. A member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
    - Uighur, Uygur
     
  2. The Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China
    - Uighur, Uygur
     
  3. The script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
    - Uighur, Uygur

Derived forms: Uigurs

Type of: script, Turki, Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar

Part of: Sinkiang, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region

Encyclopedia: Uigur