Khakas language resources – Language Links Database

Khakas – is a Turkic language spoken by the Khakas people, who mainly live in the southern Siberian Khakas Republic, or Khakassia, in Russia. The Khakas number 75,000, of whom 20,000 speak the Khakas language, most of whom are bilingual in Russian.

Traditionally, the Khakas language is divided into several closely related dialects, which take their names from the different tribes: Sagay, Kacha, Koybal, Beltir, and Kyzyl. 

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Native speakers: 43,000 (2010 census)

Official language in: Khakassia (Russia)

Khakas Grammar and Pronunciation


Khakas Dictionaries

Digitized Dictionaries

  • Khakas-Turkish-English Dictionary, 104 pages

Khakas Listening and Video Resources


  • YouTube - A list of Khakas music videos

Khakas In Other Languages

  • Khakas Grammar (in Russian), 66 pages (pdf)
  • YouTube - Khakas Video Lessons (in Russian)

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