Orkhon Turk

noun Or·khon Turk \ ˈȯrˌkän- \

Definition of Orkhon Turk

:one of a Turkish tribe in the 8th century occupying the drainage of the Orkhon river in north central Mongolia, practicing intensive irrigation agriculture and using a runic alphabet derived from Aramaic

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Origin and Etymology of orkhon turk

from Orkhon river, northern Mongolia


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