Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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

Derived forms: Uighurs

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

Part of: Sinkiang, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region

Encyclopedia: Uighur