Definition of Jagatai

1. Noun. A Turkic literary language of medieval central Asia (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan).

Exact synonyms: Chagatai, Eastern Turki, Jaghatai
Generic synonyms: Turki, Turkic, Turkic Language, Turko-tatar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jagatai

Jaffa cake
Jaffa cakes
Jaffa orange
Jaffa oranges
Jaffar
Jaffar Umar Thalib
Jaffas
Jaffe's test
Jaffe-Lichtenstein disease
Jaffe reaction
Jaffna
Jaflong
Jafnea semitosta
Jagannath
Jagannatha
Jagatai
Jagganath
Jagger
Jaggs
Jaghatai
Jags
Jah
Jahan
Jahannam
Jahbulon
Jahn-Teller effect
Jahnke's syndrome
Jahvey
Jahweh
Jaime

Literary usage of Jagatai

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"He was a good linguist, »peaking French, German, Spanish, and jagatai Tartar. He knew something of medicine and botany, was a fair draughtsman, ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Under the vigorous administration of jagatai the national idea became so prominent that it has been preserved in the most durable form—that of language. ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"Under the vigorous administration of jagatai the national idea became so prominent that it has been preserved in the most durable form—that of language. ..."

4. History of the Mongols: From the 9th to the 19th Century by Henry Hoyle Howorth, Ernest George Ravenstein (1876)
"... to report him to his mistress, the widow of jagatai, and as he returned a somewhat saucy answer, which came to her ears, she was much irritated. ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Under the vigorous administration of jagatai the national idea became so prominent that it has been preserved in the most durable form—that of language. ..."

6. Russian Central Asia: Including Kuldja, Bokhara, Khiva and Merv by Henry Lansdell (1885)
"... as a branch of Tatar, •differing from jagatai in local expressions and pronunciation, and said there was not so much diversity between ..."

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