Khakas

Facts

  • Language: Khakas
  • Alternate names: Abakan Tatar, Hakass, Khakhass, Xakas, Yenisei, Yennisej Tatar
  • Language code: kjh
  • Language family: Turkic, Common Turkic, Central Siberian Turkic, South Siberian Turkic, Yenisei-East Siberian Turkic, Yenisey Turkic
  • Dialects: Fu-yü Gïrgïs, Xyzyl.
  • Number of speakers: 42600
  • Script: Cyrillic script.

More information:

    Introduction

    Khakas is a Turkic language spoken by the Khakas people, who mainly live in the southwestern Siberian Khakas Republic, or Khakassia, in Russia. The Khakas number 73,000, of whom 42,000 speak the Khakas language, most of whom are bilingual in Russian.

    The Khakas Verb

    Verblists