Altai language

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Altai
Алтай тили
Altay tili
Native toRussia
RegionAltai Republic (Southern Altai), Altai Krai (Northern Altai)
EthnicityAltai, Chelkans, Telengits, Tubalar
Native speakers
57,000 (2010 census)[1]
(may not all be fluent)
Cyrillic
Official status
Official language in
Altai Republic (Russia)
Language codes
ISO 639-2alt
ISO 639-3Either:
atv – Northern Altai
alt – Southern Altai
Glottologalta1276[2]
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The Altai language is the native language Altai people and also the official language of the Altai Republic, one of the Republican Federations of Russia located in Siberia. This language is from the Turkic languages sub-group.

Related pages[change | change source]

  1. Northern Altai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Southern Altai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Altay Turkic". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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