Kumyk Language

Kumyk Language

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kumyk is a Turkic language, spoken by about 365,000 speakers in the Dagestan republic of Russian Federation. Y r Qazaq is usually considered to be a founder of Kumyk literature. Kumyk was written using Arabic script until 1928, using Latin script from 1928-1938, and using Cyrillic since then. The first regular newspapers and magazines appeared in 1917-18. Currently, the newspaper, the successor of the Soviet-era, prints around 5,000 copies 3 times a week. It has been strongly influenced by Azeri and Dargwa, as well as by Russian during last century.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136764032
  • 9786136764030