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Meaning of "Uigur" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UIGUR

Uigur  [ˈwiːɡʊə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UIGUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uigur is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UIGUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uigur

Uyghur people

The Uyghurs are a Turkic ethnic group living in Eastern and Central Asia. Today, Uyghurs live primarily in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China, where they are officially recognized as one of the 56 ethnic minorities. An estimated 80% of Xinjiang's Uyghurs live in the southwestern portion of the region, the Tarim Basin. Outside Xinjiang, the largest community of Uyghurs in China is in Taoyuan County, in south-central Hunan province. Outside of China, significant diasporic communities of Uyghurs exist in the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. Smaller communities are found in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Canada, the United States, and Turkey.

Definition of Uigur in the English dictionary

The definition of Uigur in the dictionary is -gur, -gurs. a member of a Mongoloid people of NW China, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. Other definition of Uigur is the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UIGUR


Gur
ɡʊə
kieselguhr
ˈkiːzəlˌɡʊə
kieselgur
ˈkiːzəlˌɡʊə
Kungur
ˈkʊnɡʊə
langur
lʌŋˈɡʊə
Qungur
ˈkʊnɡʊə
Uighur
ˈwiːɡʊə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UIGUR

UHF
uhlan
Uhland
UHT
uhuru
Uighur
Uighurian
Uighuric
Uigurian
Uiguric
uillean pipes
Uinta Mountains
uintaite
uintathere
uitlander
ujamaa village
Ujiji
Ujjain
Ujung Pandang

WORDS THAT END LIKE UIGUR

amateur
amour
Arthur
augur
bulgur
colour
four
honour
hour
humour
muggur
our
pour
regur
retour
sense of humour
Sur
tour
Xinjiang Uygur
your

Synonyms and antonyms of Uigur in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Uigur» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UIGUR

Find out the translation of Uigur to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Uigur from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Uigur» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

维吾尔族
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Uigur
570 millions of speakers

English

Uigur
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Uigur
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الويغور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Уйгурский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Uigur
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Uigur
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Uigur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uigur
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Uiguren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウイグル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위구르어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uigur
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Uigur
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Uigur
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उगुर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uygur
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uigur
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tybetański uigur
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

уйгурський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uigură
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ουιγκούρ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Uigur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Uigur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Uigur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Uigur

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UIGUR»

The term «Uigur» is normally little used and occupies the 114.953 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UIGUR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Uigur

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UIGUR»

Discover the use of Uigur in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Uigur and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China
Because they split in the ninth century, before the Uigur conversion to Islam, Yellow Uigurs remain faithful to their traditional Buddhist faith. Along with Uzbek,* Uigur is a member of the Karluk division of the Turkic family of the Uralo-Altaic ...
James Stuart Olson, 1998
2
The Empire of the Steppes: A History of Central Asia
Uigur patrons also figure in some of the Buddhic frescoes of the Turfan group, notably at Murtuk-Bezeklik.108 Depicted in ceremonial dress, including handsome courtly robes and a miter as a headdress, accompanied by their ladies bearing ...
René Grousset, 1970
3
Muslim Chinese: Ethnic Nationalism in the People's Republic
Uigur autonomous region and are known as the settled oasis-dwelling Muslim Turkic-speaking people of the Tarim Basin. The ethnonym Uigur was revived by the Soviets in the 1930s, however, as a term for those oasis peoples who had no  ...
Dru C. Gladney, 1996
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The Peoples of the USSR: An Ethnographic Handbook
Uigur (since l92l); prior to l92l no common self des. as an ethnic group, but rather self des. according to place of origin or mode of livelihood, Qashqarlyq ( Kashgarlik) , Turpanliq, Aqsuluq (Aksuluk) , Yarkanlik, Taranchi. ETHN: The Uigurs of the ...
Ronald Wixman, 1988
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An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of the Russian and Soviet Empires
the Fergana Valley led to dramatic changes in the Uigur life-style. For centuries, they had practiced a pastoral nomadism that kept them on the move from oasis to oasis. After the great migration, they began to make the transition to settled ...
James Stuart Olson, Lee Brigance Pappas, Nicholas Charles Pappas, 1994
6
Collected Works of M. A. Czaplicka
Marie Antoinette Czaplicka David Norman Collins. powerful Finnic state of Ugra, which in the tenth and eleventh centuries stretched between the Volga and the Urals, owes its name to the Uigur. Of the Uigur who stayed in Asia, i.e. the Togus  ...
Marie Antoinette Czaplicka, David Norman Collins, 1999
7
Library of Congress Subject Headings
U4 (China)] UF Taranchi (Turkic people) Uighurs [Former heading] Uigur (Turkic people) Uigurs [Former heading] Uygur (Turkic people) BT Ethnology—Asia, Central Turkic peoples Uighur alphabet BT Alphabet Uighur art USE Art, Uighur ...
Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office, 2009
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
U4] UF Taranchi Uigurs BT Ethnology-Afghanistan Ethnology-China Ethnology- Iran Ethnology-Soviet Union Uigur fiction USE Uighur fiction Uigur language USE Uighur language Uigur literature USE Uighur literature Uigur philology USE ...
‎1989
9
The Turkic Languages and Literatures of Central Asia: A ...
2002* Nadzhip, Emir, Uigurskii iazyk (The Uigur language). M., Izd. Moskovskogo Universiteta, 1954. 190 p. 2003* SHamikhan, Ivan; ZH. Basakov (trans.), Glubokoe techenie; roman (A deep current; a novel). illus. by N. Gaev. Alma-Ata ...
Rudolf Loewenthal, 1957
10
The Chinese Maze Murders: A Judge Dee Mystery
He waited till the Uigur had come up too. Pointing to the broken seal on the gate Ma Joong said : “Look! That is where my friend went up!” The Uigur pulled his knife from the sheath. He ran his thumb along its hair-sharp blade. “Climb up!
Robert van Gulik, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UIGUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Uigur is used in the context of the following news items.
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Los turcos se vengan de China por su trato a la minoría uigur
Turquía está molesta con el trato que dispensa el Gobierno chino a la población uigur, una minoría musulmana emparentada étnica y lingüísticamente con los ... «El Mundo, Jul 15»
2
China niega que haya 'problema étnico' con la minoría uigur
China no tiene "ningún problema étnico" en el oeste del país, y la minoría musulmana uigur que allí habita goza de "total libertad de culto", tal y como recoge la ... «El Mundo, Jul 15»
3
Tailândia envia 173 imigrantes da minoria uigur para a Turquia
O Governo da Tailândia enviou um grupo de 173 imigrantes da minoria étnica uigur para a Turquia depois de terem passado mais de um ano retidos pelo ... «RTP, Jul 15»
4
La policía china mata a tiros a un hombre uigur en una estación de …
La policía china afirmó este miércoles haber matado a tiros a un hombre de etnia uigur, grupo minoritario procedente de la región de Xinjiang (noroeste), que ... «El Periódico, Jun 15»
5
Casal uigur é condenado à prisão na China por usar barba longa e …
Um tribunal da região de Xinjiang sentenciou um homem de 38 anos da etnia uigur, de confissão muçulmana, a seis anos de prisão por provocar problemas, ... «Globo.com, Mar 15»
6
China: Un uigur a primit sase ani de inchisoare pentru ca avea …
Un uigur a fost condamnat la sase ani de inchisoare pentru ca avea o barba prea lunga, in timp ce sotia sa a primit doi ani de inchisoare pentru ca purta "val si ... «HotNews, Mar 15»
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Seis años de cárcel a un uigur en China por llevar barba y causar …
Pekín.(EFE).- Un tribunal chino de la región de Xinjiang ha sentenciado a un ciudadano de etnia uigur, de religión musulmana, a seis años de cárcel por ... «La Vanguardia, Mar 15»
8
80% of Uigur Muslims without water
A water conservation project in a remote area of China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) begun two decades ago has yet to bring clean drinking ... «www.worldbulletin.net, Feb 15»
9
Estado Islâmico mata três chineses da etnia uigur que tentaram …
O diário chinês Global Times afirma, num editorial publicado na edição de hoje, que o Estado Islâmico matou três cidadãos da etnia uigur, oriundos da região ... «iOnline, Feb 15»
10
Polícia chinesa mata a tiros duas pessoa da etnia uigur na fronteira …
PEQUIM (Reuters) - A polícia chinesa matou a tirou duas pessoas da etnia uigur que tentavam cruzar a fronteira com o Vietnã, informou a mídia estatal nesta ... «Reuters Brasil, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Uigur [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uigur>. Jan 2021 ».
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