Trakai Karaim


  • Language: Trakai Karaim
  • Alternate names: Qarayče, Qaray tili, Karay, Karaite, Northwestern Karaim
  • Language code: dkdrt
  • Language family: Turkic, Common Turkic, Kipchak, West Kipchak
  • Dialect of: Karaim
  • Number of speakers: 20
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    The Trakai dialect of Karaim is unusual in that it exhibits consonant harmony, rather than vowel harmony. That is, all consonants in a word are either palatalized or not. The result is that there is no front back distinction in vowels aside from the first syllable, for example:

    The Trakai Karaim Verb