Karaite or Qaraite may refer to:

  • Karaite Judaism, a Jewish religious movement that rejects the Talmud
  • Crimean Karaites, an ethnic group derived from Turkic-speaking adherents of Karaite Judaism in Eastern Europe
  • Subbotnik Karaites, one of the three sects of Subbotniks
  • Karaite language, Turkic language of Crimean Karaites. Its Crimean dialect is an ethnolect of the Crimean Tatar language.

See alsoEdit

  • Qara Tatar or Karai, a Turkic-speaking minority in Khorasan and Iran
  • Keraites (also Kerait, Kereit, Karait), a Turco-Mongolian tribe