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- Forms labeled Crimean Tatar with no other qualification represent the standard, literary variety. Three so-called dialects exist: Steppe or Northern, Orta, and Coastal or Southern. These dialects exhibit different degrees of Oghuz or Kipchak influence, making it difficult to classify Crimean Tatar as a member of either family.
- Crimean Tatar is a member of the areal Crimean Turkic conglomeration. For further details about the mixture that makes up this language, see that page.
- The official standard is based on the Orta, or Middle variety spoken in the central Crimean mountains.
Writing System with Transcription
|Aa (a)||Aa (a)||Bb (b)||Cc (ǰ)||Çç (č)||Dd (d)||Ee (e)||Ff (f)|
|Gg (a)||Ğğ (ɣ)||Hh (h)||Iı (ï)||İi (i)||Jj (ž)||Kk (k)||Ll (l)|
|Mm (m)||Nn (n)||Ññ (ŋ)||Oo (o)||Öö (ö)||Pp (p)||Qq (q)||Rr (r)|
|Ss (s)||Şş (š)||Tt (t)||Uu (u)||Vv (v)||Yy (y)||Zz (z)|
Alem-i Medeniye. 2009. "Luğat." http://medeniye.org/lugat.
Polinsky, Maria. 1992. “Crimean Tatar and Krymchak: classification and description.” In Howard I. Aronson (ed.) The non-Slavic languages of the USSR: linguistic studies: new series, 157-188.
Усеинов, С. and В. Миреев. 1992. Русско-Крымскотатарский Словарь. Симферополь: Таврия.