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The Turkic languages comprise a major language family spoken widely across Eurasia. Originating from western Mongolia, Turkic migrations have brought these languages further west over the millennia.
Turkey, located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, is now home to the most Turkic speakers. These languages follow a subject-object verb sentence structure and feature vowel harmony and agglutination.
This video presents the history and evolution of the Turkic languages from 500 BCE to the present.