Definitions for uighur

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word uighur

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Uighur, Uigur, Uygur(noun)

    a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas

  2. Uighur, Uigur, Uygur(noun)

    the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China

  3. Uighur, Uigur, Uygur(noun)

    the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anthony Davis:

    The Uighur cause is something they've latched onto in a big way.

  2. Todd Elliott:

    I am sure returning Uighur fighters are a serious concern of the Chinese government.

  3. Weerachon Sukhondhapatipak:

    It is not like all of a sudden China asks for Uighurs and we just give them back. China asked for all Uighur Muslims in Thailand to be sent back but we said we could not do it.

  4. Rebiya Kadeer:

    It is very unfortunate that they are welcoming President Xi by the red carpet, they should know that in that red carpet is the blood of the Uighur people, Tibet and other Chinese dissidents.

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