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Karaite or Qaraite may refer to:

  • Karaite Judaism, a Jewish religious movement that rejects the Talmud
  • Crimean Karaites, an ethnic group derived from Turkic-speaking adherents of Karaism in Eastern Europe
  • Constantinopolitan Karaites, an ethno-religious group of Karaites, who have lived in what is today Turkey since Byzantine times.
  • Subbotnik Karaites, one of the three sects of Subbotniks
  • Karaite language, Turkic language of Crimean Karaites. Its Crimean dialect is an ethnolect of the Crimean Tatar language.

See also[edit]

  • Qara Tatar or Karai, a Turkic-speaking minority in Khorasan and Iran
  • Keraites (also Kerait, Kereit, Karait), a Turco-Mongolian tribe