I wrote in my piece: "Ebn Mohannyu [Jamyul-al-Din, dating back to around the early eighth century, probably in Khorasan], characterized the khans of the Golden Horde and of the Crimea, as well as the Kazan Tatars, and wrote in Chagatai
much of the time.
Timur took part in campaigns in Transoxania with Chagatai
, a descendant of Genghis Khan.
Erskine has stated that the word tanga or tanka is of Chagatai
Turki origin, being derived from tang, which in that language means 'white' (H.
Implementation of Russian language instead of national Chagatai
After his stay in Istambul, Vambery decided to travel to Central Asia to study the Chagatai
dialect of Turkish, which he regarded as the purest form of Turkish language.
En aquel entonces los habitantes del actual Uzbekistan se llamaban chagatais
porque las tierras que ellos habitaban pertenecian al segundo hijo de Gengis Khan llamado Chagatai
An Afghan driver, top, directs the loading of anti-Taliban fighters on to a truck near the village of Chagatai
in Takhar province A Northern Alliance rocket-launcher fires towards Taliban-controlled positions from the front-line village of Rabat, near Bagram, 30 miles from Kabul
HUMAN CARGO: An Afghan driver, top left, directs the loading of anti-Taliban fighters onto a truck near the village of Chagatai
in Takhar province, northern Afghanistan
By his thirties he had made himself ruler of the Chagatai
Khanate with his capital at Samarkand.