Kyrgyz
Кыргыз, قىرعىز تئلى‎, Kyrgyz
Pronounce [qɯɾʁɯzˈtʃɑ]
[qɯɾˈʁɯz tiˈli]
Country Kyrgyzstan (official), Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Xinjiang
Ethnicity Kyrgyz
Speakers
4.3 million (2009 census)
Family
Turkic
Writing
Kyrgyz alphabets (Cyrillic script, Perso-Arabic script, formerly Latin script, Kyrgyz Braille)
AreaWidespread. Also in Afghanistan, China, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation (Asia), Tajikistan, Turkey (Asia), United States, Uzbekistan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 ky
ISO 639-2 kir
ISO 639-3 kir
Glottolog kirg1245
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