Turkic

adjective
Turk·​ic | \ ˈtər-kik How to pronounce Turkic (audio) \

Definition of Turkic

1a : of, relating to, or constituting a family of Altaic languages including Turkish
b : of or relating to the peoples speaking Turkic

Other Words from Turkic

Turkic noun

First Known Use of Turkic

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Turkic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkic. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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