Chigil

Some articles on chigil, chigils:

Origin - Formation of The Kara-Khanid Khanate
... the Karluk confederation (including the Türgesh descended Chigil and Tukshi tribes) and the Yaghma, possible descendants of the Toquz-oguz, joined force and formed the first Karluk-Karakhanid ... The Chigils appear to have formed the nucleus of the Karakhanid army ... The rulers of the Karakhanids were likely to be from the Chigil and Yaghma tribes - the Eastern Khagan bore the title Arslan Qara Khaqan (Arslan "lion" was the totem of the Chigil) and the Western Khagan the title ...
Chigils - Toponymic Traces
... Many settlements recorded in medieval sources have names derived from the ethnonym Chigil, such as Chigilkant and Chigil-balyk in Xinjiang, and Chigil in the Zhetysu area During the Middle Ages, a city, Yar, is ... Chigil) tribe ... Chigil) ...