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Chagatai
جغتای Jağatāy
Region Central Asia
Era 15th to early 20th century
Language family
Turkic
  • Common Turkic
Official status
Official language in Chagatai Khanate
Mughal Empire
Qing dynasty
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Chagatai language is one of the extinct Turkic languages spoken in Central Asia. Chagatai was a member of the eastern Turkic branch 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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