Philip Newton philip.newton at
Wed Nov 18 16:17:21 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 17:13, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]
<olsona at> wrote:
> Thanks for that information; do you have the English language transliteration of the Uyghur name of Urumqi?

Apparently, Ürümchi or Ürümqi is the transcription of the Uyghur name
already. (In two different transcriptions used for Uyghur; as far as I
can tell, the newer system -- Uyghur Latin Yéziqi -- is the one that
spells it Ürümchi.)

The Chinese call the city Wūlǔmùqí (Wulumuqi).

Philip Newton <philip.newton at>

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