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Tuvinian (Turkic people)


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Diba (Turkic people)
    • Khövsgöl Uriankhai (Turkic people)
    • Kök Mungak (Turkic people)
    • Sojote (Turkic people)
    • Soyod (Turkic people)
    • Soyon (Turkic people)
    • Soyot (Turkic people)
    • Tannu-Tuvas (Turkic people)
    • Tannu Uriankhai (Turkic people)
    • Tannu-Uriankhaitsy (Turkic people)
    • Tofa (Turkic people)
    • Tokha (Turkic people)
    • Tuba (Turkic people)
    • Tuva (Turkic people)
    • Tuva Uriankhai (Turkic people)
    • Tuvan (Turkic people)
    • Tuvia (Turkic people)
    • Tuvin (Turkic people)
    • Tuwa (Turkic people)
    • Tuwa-Uriankhai (Turkic people)
    • Tyva (Turkic people)
    • Uriankhai-Monchak (Turkic people)
    • Uryankhai-Monchak (Turkic people)
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Soyotes
    • Tuvinians
  • Sources

    • found: Gantulga, TT︠S︡. Altaĭn Uriankhaĭchuud, c2000.
    • found: Worldmark encyc.:v. 4, p. 383 (Tuvans, alt. names; Tyva, Tannu-Uriankhaitsy, among others. The Tuvans name for themselves is Tyva. Modern Tuvans were formed during the first millennium AD from a mixture of Turkic-, Mongol-, Ket-, and Samoyedic-speaking tribes)
    • found: Britannica Micro(Tuvan, also called Tuvinian or Tannu- Tuvan, Soyot, or Uryankhai, any member of an ethnolinguistic group inhabiting the autonomous republic of Tuva in south-central Russia; the group also constitutes a small minority in the northwestern part of Mongolia. The Tuvans are a Turkic-speaking people with Mongol influences)
    • found: Altai Uriankhains, 2010(Oirat ethnic group found in Khovd and Bayan-Ulgii Aimags, Mongolia; Oirat, speaking an Oirat dialect; not to be confused with Tuvinians which are erroneously called Uriankhaĭ although they would never self-designate themselves as such.)
    • found: Zhang, Y. Kanasi Tuwa ren, 2008:p. 9 (The 图瓦人 = Tuwa ren, that is, Tuvas (in roman), sometimes written as 土瓦人 = Tuwa ren, call themselves 特瓦人 = Tewa ren, that is, Tyiva (in roman), and are a transnational ethnic group) pp. 12-13 (There are Tuva populations in Russia (approx. 200,000 as of 1992) and Mongolia (approx. 31,000) and also in Xinjiang, China. There are approximately 2,000 Tuva people living in three towns near Kanas Lake (in northern Xinjiang))
    • found: Ethnologue online, July 17, 2018:Tuvan (a language of the Russian Federation, China, and Mongolia; alternate names: Diba, Kök Mungak, Soyod, Soyon, Soyot, Tannu-Tuva, Tofa, Tokha, Tuba, Tuva, Tuva-Uriankhai, Tuvia, Tuvin, Tuvinian, Tuwa, Tuwa-Uriankhai, Uriankhai, Uriankhai-Monchak, Uryankhai)
  • LC Classification

    • DK759.S7
    • DS731.T86
    • DS798.422.T85
  • Change Notes

    • 2004-07-14: new
    • 2018-08-03: revised
  • Alternate Formats

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