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Definition of Altaic

Altaic
Turanian Tu*ra"ni*an, a. [From Tur, the name, in Persian legendary history, of one of the three brothers from whom sprang the races of mankind.] Of, pertaining to, or designating, an extensive family of languages of simple structure and low grade (called also Altaic, Ural-Altaic, and Scythian), spoken in the northern parts of Europe and Asia and Central Asia; of pertaining to, or designating, the people who speak these languages.
Altaic
Altaian Al*ta"ian, Altaic Al*ta"ic, a. [Cf. F. alta["i]que.] Of or pertaining to the Altai, a mountain chain in Central Asia.

Meaning of Altaic from wikipedia

- Altaic (/ælˈteɪ.ɪk/) is a hypothetical language family which would include the Turkic, Mongolian, and Tungusic language families; and possibly also the...
- Ural–Altaic, Uralo-Altaic or Uraltaic is a linguistic convergence zone and former language-family proposal uniting the Uralic and the Altaic (in the narrow...
- The Proto-Altaic language is a hypothetical extinct language that has been proposed as the common ancestor of the Altaic languages. In the 18th century...
- ****anese people (****anese: 日本人, Hepburn: nihonjin) are an ethnic group that is native to the ****anese archipelago and modern country of ****an, where they...
- and horse husbandry, agriculture, forestry, and mining. The now-disputed Altaic language family takes its name from this mountain range. ᠠᠯᠲᠠᠢ ‍ᠶᠢᠨ ᠨᠢᠷᠤᠭᠤ...
- Altaic languages is a hypothetical language family that was proposed to include the Turkic, Mongolian, and Tungusic. Altaic may also refer to: Altai Mountains...
- ****onic languages. These similarities led some linguists to propose an Altaic language family, though this proposal is widely rejected by historical linguists...
- de Gobineau defined the extent of the Mongolian race, "by the yellow the Altaic, Mongol, Finnish and Tartar branches". Later, Thomas Huxley used the term...
- which are the combination of the Uralic and Altaic families, hence also referred to as the term Ural–Altaic race. The latter usage implies the existence...
- languages   Dravidian languages   Altaic Languages   3 groups: ****onic (possibly Altaic), Koreanic, (possibly Altaic), and Indochinese languages   Austronesian...
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