uigur
1. [ noun ] a member of a Turkic people of Chinese Turkestan and neighboring areas (formerly of Mongolia and eastern Turkestan)
Synonyms: uygur Uighur
Related terms: Turki sinkiang
2. [ noun ] (linguistics) the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
Synonyms: uygur uighur
Related terms: script
3. [ noun ] (linguistics) the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur people in extreme northwestern China
Synonyms: uygur Uighur
Related terms: Turki
Similar spelling:   Uighur