Tatar

Tatar is a Turkic language spoken by the Tatars, an ethnic group that lives all over Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Moldova, Lithuania, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Kazakhstan, Romania, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. Tatar is different from Crimean Tatar (Crimean Turkish). Nowadays it is written in Cyrillic and Latin alphabets, but in the past there was an Arabic alphabet version of the language.

Map of Tatar language speakers.
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Map of Tatar language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 8 million

Main Countries: Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, China, Finland

Alternate names: Tartar

ISO 639-3 Code: tat


Language Sample

Барлык кешеләр дә азат һәм үз абруйлары һәм хокуклары ?гыннан тиң бупып туапар. ?ларга акыл һәм вөҗдан бирелгән һәм бәр-бәр?енә карата туганнарча мөна?әбәттә булырга тиешләр. (Cyrillic)

Barlıq keşelär dä azat häm üz abruyları häm xoquqları yağınnan tiñ bulıp tualar. Alarğa aqıl häm wöcdan birelgän häm ber-bersenä qarata tuğannarça mönasäbättä bulırğa tieşlär. (Latin)

(Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)


Some proverbs in Tatar:

Achykkan achka pichken
One who hurries will be cooked

Asylynsan' asyl agacka asylyn
Even when you hang yourself, choose the right tree.

Awyr tormych telmirte, jin'il tormych telirte
Hard life makes you tired, easy life makes you blunt

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Tatar:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)

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