Northern Altai

[aka Teleut, Telengut, северноалтайский язык]

Classification: Turkic



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A conglomeration of tribal dialects constituting the northern section of the Altai branch of northern Turkic, also comprising Southern Altai; very close to the Kondoma dialect of Shor; Northern Altai and Southern Altai are two basically separate entities, which only during the Soviet period were "united" into a single language, and their speakers into a single "nationality," with a uniform written standard.

Teleut, Telengut, северноалтайский язык, алтай тили, кумандинско-челканский язык, Telengit, Kumandin

Turkic, South Siberian

ISO 639-3


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