Meaning of Altaic
Pronunciation: (al-tā'ik), [key]
- the Turkic, Mongolian, and Tungusic language families collectively, spoken over a broad expanse of Eurasia, from southeastern Europe to the Pacific: variously considered to be a single, genetically related family, with Japanese and Korean sometimes also included, or a group of languages with shared typologies and histories, but not genetically akin.
- of or belonging to Altaic.
- of or pertaining to the Altai Mountains.
- altaic (Thesaurus)