Paj-Puj: Expressing Percentages in Uyghur

Expressing Percentages in Uyghur

ئۇيغۇرچە پىرسەنت بىلدۈرۈش

Expressing percentages in Uyghur is very simple and is just about identical to what is seen in English - one just has to state the percentage number followed by the word پىرسەنت ("percent").

30%
ئوتتۇز پىرسەنت

56.1%
ئەللىك ئالتە پۈتۈن ئوندىن بىر پىرسەنت

When expressing a certain percentage of something in particular, the genitive suffix نىڭ is attached to the object, while the word پىرسەنت takes the appropriate possessive suffix.

45.3% of the workers are women.
.خىزمەتچىلەرنىڭ 45.3 پىرسەنتى ئايال


References

  1. Personal research/experience
  2. Tarjei Engesæth, Mahire Yakup, Arienne M. Dwyer, "Greetings from the Teklimakan: a handbook of Modern Uyghur". University of Kansas: Kansas, 2009. (p. 135)
  3. Hamit A. Zakir, "Introduction to Modern Uighur". Xinjiang University Press: Urumqi, 2007. (p. 70)
  4. 米海力, "维吾尔语喀什话研究"。中央民族大学出版社: 北京, 1997。 (p. 76)