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Dungan
[dng] Status: 5 (Developing). Dialects: Shaanxi. Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Chinese Comments: Came from China over 100 years ago.

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German, Standard
[deu] 958,000 in Kazakhstan. Population excludes Plautdietsch [pdt]. Status: 4 (Educational). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German

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Ili Turki
[ili] Status: 8a (Moribund). Alternate Names: Tuerke, T’urk Classification: Altaic, Turkic, Eastern Comments: May be none in Kazakhstan.

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Ingush
[inh] 16,900 in Kazakhstan (1999 census). Status: 5 (Developing). Classification: North Caucasian, East Caucasian, Nakh, Chechen-Ingush

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Kazakh
[kaz] Also in China, Germany, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United States, Uzbekistan. 5,290,000 in Kazakhstan (1979 census). Population total all countries: 8,077,770. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1995, Constitution, Article 7(1)). Alternate Names: Kaisak, Kazak, Kosach, Qazaq Dialects: Northeastern Kazakh, Southern Kazakh, Western Kazakh. Minor dialect differences. Classification: Altaic, Turkic, Western, Aralo-Caspian Comments: Seminomadic. Eastern Kirghiz and Western Kirghiz erroneously applied to Kazakh. Muslim (Sunni).

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Plautdietsch
[pdt] Alma Ata near the China border, beyond Tashkent. 50,000 in Kazakhstan (1986). Status: 7 (Shifting). Alternate Names: Low German Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Saxon Comments: Christian.

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Romani, Sinte
[rmo] Kazakhstan (formerly Volga area until 1941). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: Manouche, Manuche, Sinti, Tsigane Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Northern Comments: Ethnic group: Sasítka Romá. Christian.

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Russian
[rus] 6,230,000 in Kazakhstan. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1995, Constitution, Article 7(2)). Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, East

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Tajiki
[tgk] 26,000 in Kazakhstan. Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Southwestern, Persian

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Tatar
[tat] Yamal-Nenets Autonomous area. 328,000 in Kazakhstan. Status: 4 (Educational). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Altaic, Turkic, Western, Uralian

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Turkish
[tur] Status: 5 (Dispersed). Language of recognized nationality (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Altaic, Turkic, Southern, Turkish

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Ukrainian
[ukr] 898,000 in Kazakhstan. Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, East

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Uyghur
[uig] Taranchi dialect in Kazakhstan; Kashgar-Yarkand in Uzbekistan. 300,000 in Kazakhstan (1993). Status: 4 (Educational). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Alternate Names: Novouygur, Uighur, Uiguir, Uygur Dialects: Kashgar-Yarkand, Taranchi (Kulja). Classification: Altaic, Turkic, Eastern Comments: Muslim (Sunni).

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Uzbek, Northern
[uzn] 332,000 in Kazakhstan. Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Altaic, Turkic, Eastern

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