Chagatai language

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Chagatai
جغتای Jağatāy
RegionCentral Asia
Era15th to early 20th century
Official status
Official language in
Chagatai Khanate
Mughal Empire
Qing dynasty
Language codes
ISO 639-2chg
ISO 639-3chg
chg
Glottologchag1247[1]

Chagatai language is one of the extinct Turkic languages spoken in Central Asia. Chagatai was a member of the Altaic languages family and was a literary language from the Timur period and the Timurids until the early twentieth century.

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  1. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chagatai". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.