Kyrgyz is used in Kyrgyzstan and parts of China, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.
The Cyrillic alphabet is officially used for Kyrgyz in Kyrgyzstan.
After Kyrgyzstan gained independence in 1991 there was a plan to use the Latin alphabet for Kyrgyz but it was never been implemented.
Arabic script is officially used for Kyrgyz in the Kyzylsu Kyrgyz and Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefectures in China.
Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue
Writing system information at Wikipedia and Omniglot
Alternate names for Kyrgyz include Kyrghyz, travel phrases, Kirgiz, Kirghiz, Kara-Kirgiz, Kirgiz, and Kirghiz
|The four essential
travel phrases in English:
1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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