DLI – Introduction to Uzbek Language

dli - introduction to uzbek language?DLI – Introduction to Uzbek Language
Author: DLI
Publisher: DLI
ISBN: xxxxxxx
Number of pages: 252
Format: PDF-zipped
Size: 5,37MB

Language and especially the alphabet were always hot political items in Uzbekistan.
Before the Bolshevik revolution Uzbek, which was known as Turki, used Arabic script
and grammar was borrowed from Persian and Arabic. With Russian domination and
particularly after the revolution, language became the primary ideological tool, and
Arabic script was discarded in favor of Cyrillic. After independence, Karimov and his
government, reluctantly allowed debate over the national language, and did what they
saw to fit their own agenda best. As of 2005 Uzbek is officially the only state language
and official script is Latin, with a few modified characters, to accommodate some Uzbek


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