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Kyrgyz

Kyrgyz is used in Kyrgyzstan and parts of China, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.


top Kyrgyz using the Cyrillic alphabet

The Cyrillic alphabet is officially used for Kyrgyz in Kyrgyzstan.

[Kyrgyz using the Cyrillic alphabet]


top Kyrgyz using the Latin alphabet

After Kyrgyzstan gained independence in 1991 there was a plan to use the Latin alphabet for Kyrgyz but it was never been implemented.

[Kyrgyz using the Latin alphabet]


top Kyrgyz using Arabic script

Arabic script is officially used for Kyrgyz in the Kyzylsu Kyrgyz and Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefectures in China.

[Kyrgyz using Arabic script]


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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