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Title: Dictionary of Turkic Languages
Written By: Zhoumagaly Abuov
Youssef Azemoun
Nasir Kambarov
Kurtulus Oztopcu

This multi-language dictionary, published by Routledge, covers the eight major Turkic languages: Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Uighur, Uzbek. (361 p.) Hardback. Two thousand headwords in English are translated into each of the eight Turkic languages. Words are organized alphabetically in English. Original script and Latin transcription are provided for each language. For ease of use, alphabetical indices are also given for the eight languages. CD-Rom version with native speakers pronunciation will be released in 1998.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Language Family(ies): Turkic
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 361
Prices: $75