Are people from Uzbekistan Turkish or Persian

Interesting facts about the Uzbek language

Interesting facts about the Uzbek language
Solom! - that is Uzbek and is called Hello!
Where do you speak Uzbek?
In the Republic of Uzbekistan (O'zbekiston Respublikasi) more than 26 million people live. Over 70 percent of the population say they speak Uzbek as their mother tongue. In addition, over 100 different peoples live together in Uzbekistan and maintain their languages ​​and cultural peculiarities.
Other Uzbek-speaking groups live in Afghanistan, the People's Republic of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.
Uzbek - a Turkic language
Uzbek is part of the Turkic language family. The Uzbek language, along with Turkish and Azerbaijani, is one of the largest languages ​​in this family of languages. Uzbek is closely related to Uighur, which is spoken in the Xinjiang province of China.
The characteristic of the Turkic languages ​​is their agglutinating language structure. For example, in order to learn and understand Uzbek, Turkish or Azerbaijani, you must first of all understand what an agglutinating language is. The word agglutinate comes from Latin and means clump together or stick together. This is the central principle of this type of language structure suffix. A suffix is ​​a suffixwhich is added to the end of a word and thus changes or expands the meaning of the word. You can add several suffixes to a word one after the other and thus further specify its meaning.
So the words in the Turkic languages ​​get longer the more information they contain. There are many different types of suffixes that can be added to a word.
But you shouldn't be put off by the differences between Uzbek and German, because if you understand the basic principle, you will have a lot of fun learning and you will make rapid progress. As a learner, you will also benefit from the fact that Uzbek has usually been written with Latin letters since 1997. Previously, the Cyrillic alphabet was used. But people are increasingly turning to writing only in Latin letters.