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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 Sprachbund (i.e. a linguistic area) and proposed language family that would include the Turkic, Mongolian and Tungusic language...
- 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...
- ****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...
- ****onic languages. These similarities led some linguists to propose an Altaic language family, though this proposal is widely rejected by historical linguists...
- race", corresponding to other writers' "Mongoloid race", consisted of "the Altaic, Mongol, Finnish and Tartar branches". While he saw the "white race" as...
- and horse husbandry, agriculture, forestry, and mining. The now-disputed Altaic language family takes its name from this mountain range. ᠠᠯᠲᠠᠢ ‍᠊ᠢᠢᠨ ᠨᠢᠷᠤᠭᠤ...
- families and some unrelated isolates. The major language families include Altaic, Austroasiatic, Austronesian, Caucasian, Dravidian, Indo-European, Afroasiatic...
- 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...
- language families such as Ainu, Austroasiatic, and the now-discredited Altaic, but none of these proposals has gained widespread acceptance. Little is...
- A large minority of people in North Asia, particularly in Siberia, follow the religio-cultural practices of shamanism. Some researchers regard Siberia...
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