Turanian

Turanian

[too-rey-nee-uhn, tyoo-]
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to a group of Asian peoples or languages comprising nearly all of those that are neither Indo-European nor Semitic.
noun
3.
a member of any of the peoples speaking a Turanian, especially a Ural-Altaic, language.
4.
a member of any of the Ural-Altaic peoples.

Origin:
1770–80; < Persian Tūrān Turkestan + -ian

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Turanian (tjʊˈreɪnɪən)
 
n
1.  a member of any of the peoples inhabiting ancient Turkestan, or their descendants
2.  another name for Ural-Altaic
 
adj
3.  of or relating to the Ural-Altaic languages or any of the peoples who speak them
4.  of or relating to Turkestan or its people

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