Ethnologue.com home
Ethnologue > Web version > Country index > Europe > Ukraine > Krimchak

Krimchak

A language of Ukraine

ISO 639-3jct

Population  No estimate available.
Region  Crimea Autonomous Republic.
Alternate names   Judeo-Crimean Tatar, Judeo-Crimean Turkish
Dialects  Similar to Crimean Tatar [crh].
Classification  Altaic, Turkic, Western, Ponto-Caspian
Language use  Few speakers left (Salminen 1993).
Writing system  Cyrillic script. Latin script.
Comments  Karaite Judaism. Nearly extinct.
Contact us