Uyghur
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ujˈɡuɹ/, /ˈwiːɡɚ/
  • (British) IPA: /ujˈɡʊə/, /ˈwiːɡ(ʊ)ə/
Noun

Uyghur (plural Uyghurs)

  1. A member of a Turkic ethnic group living in northwestern China and southeastern Kazakhstan.
    • The purpose of this Act is to direct United States resources to address human rights violations and abuses, including gross violations of human rights, by the Government of the People’s Republic of China through the mass surveillance and internment of over 1,000,000 Uyghurs, ethnic Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and members of other Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Translations Proper noun
  1. The language of the Uyghur people.
Related terms Translations
  • German: Uigurisch
  • Italian: uiguro
  • Portuguese: uigur
  • Russian: уйгу́рский язы́к
Adjective

Uyghur (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to the Uyghur people or the Uyghur language.
Translations
  • Russian: уйгу́рский



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