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uygh1240 (Eastern Karluk (Uyghur))
uzbe1247 (Western Karluk (Uzbek))
Western Karluk Eastern Karluk
Many Middle Turkic works were written in these languages. The language of the Kara-Khanid Khanate was known as Turki, Ferghani, Kashgari, or Khaqani. The language of the Chagatai Khanate was the Chagatai language.
List of languages
- Uzbek – spoken by the Uzbeks; approximately 27 million speakers
- Uyghur – spoken by the Uyghurs; approximately 10 million speakers
- Äynu – spoken by the Äynu; approximately 6,600 speakers (2000)
- Ili Turki – moribund language spoken by Ili Turkis, who are legally recognized as a subgroup of Uzbeks; 120 speakers, and decreasing (1980)
- Chagatai – extinct language which was once widely spoken in Central Asia, and remained the shared literary language there until the early 20th century.
- Karakhanid – literary language of the Chagatai Khanate that is considered a later form of Middle Turkic.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Eastern Karluk (Uyghur)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Western Karluk (Uzbek)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- 1000 languages: living, endangered, and lost. By Peter K. Austin
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