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Covers the "Turkic + Manchurian" or "Altaic" reference area and hypothesis, part of the "wider Altaic" hypothesis (with languages of geozone 45=).
Comprising 3 sets of languages (= 16 outer languages) spoken by communities in Eurasia, from the European Balkans to Manchuria.
Including 1 arterial language: [44-A]: Türkçe (Turkish) with Azeri & Turkmen.
Renamed geozone in LS-2010. Called “TRANSASIA” in the 2000 print edition of the register.