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Kyrgyz language

Kyrgyz, also Kirghiz (Кыргыз тили) - one of Northwestern Turkic languages, one of official languages of Kyrgyzstan.

Also spoken in China, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkey (Asia), Uzbekistan. About 2 mln. speakers. Uses modified Cyrillic (Kyrgyzstan) and modified Arabic (China) scripts. Latin script was used in 1928-1940 in Kyrgyzstan.

See also Kyrgyz people



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