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Bashkir language
Башҡорт теле Bašqort tele
Native to Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan
Native speakers more than 1,400,000  (date missing)
Language family
Altaic
Official status
Official language in Bashkortostan
Language codes
ISO 639-1 ba
ISO 639-2 bak
ISO 639-3 bak

The Bashkir language (Original name: Loudspeaker.png башҡорт теле (info • help) [bɑʃqɵrt tɨiɨ]) is a Turkic language. Speakers of the Bashkir language mostly live in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan. A large number of speakers also live in Tatarstan, Udmurtia, Perm Krai, Chelyabinsk, Orenburg, Sverdlovsk, and Kurgan Oblasts.

Alphabet

The alphabet of the Bashkir language has 42 letters. 33 letters of the Bashkir alphabet are the same as in Russian, and there are 9 more letters for special Bashkir sounds.