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  About Kazakhstan :: Emblem Flag of Kazakhstan. Republic of Kazakhstan. Information on Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan language
The official language of Kazakhstan is Kazakh, a Turkic language.
Everybody has the right to use their native language and the right to choose their language for communication, study and work.
Since ancient times the Kazakhs have carefully preserved and passed down the generations their tradition of hospitality, respect for the elders, peace and tolerance.
www.kazakhstan.orexca.com   (910 words)

  
 Kazakh Adoptive Families: Language
Kazakh is the official language and principle native language of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh is a member of the Central Turkic group of languages, which is a sub-group of Common Turkic.
Kazakh was written with the Arabic script until 1929; with the Roman alphabet from 1929 to 1940; and with the Cyrillic alphabet following Soviet occupation in 1940.
kazakhadoptivefamilies.com /language_index.html   (0 words)

  
 Language Course Finder - Search over 10000 Language Schools teaching 88 Language courses in 115 Countries
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With over 10 000 language schools teaching 88 languages in 115 countries, www.language-learning.net is the largest online directory of language courses and language schools worldwide.
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 Kazakh Language
Kazakh: Official language of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh Speakers: In Kazakhstan, Southern Siberia, Northern China (1.2 million), Northeastern of Mongolia, Turkey, Germany, Iran, and Afghanistan.
Kazakh Standardization Efforts: Kazakh language was modified in 1954.
www.online-languagetranslators.com /kazakh_language.htm   (217 words)

  
  Foreign Language Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kazakh is the state language of the Republic of Kazakhstan, one of the five independent states to emerge in Central Asia following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Approximately 8 million people speak Kazakh, of which 6.5 million are in Kazakhstan itself, 1.2 million in China (mostly the western province of Xinjiang), and 120,000 in Mongolia.
In their national homeland, Kazakhs are a plurality (40%) but not a majority of the population.
www.indiana.edu /~college/foreignlanguage/kazakh/kazakhSpoken.shtml   (129 words)

  
  Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Kazakh language"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kazakh is an agglutinative language, and it employs vowel harmony.
Kazakh is the official state language of Kazakhstan, along with Russian, the official language of commerce.
Kazakh may express different combinations of tense, aspect, and mood through the use of various verbal morphology or through a system of auxiliary verbs, many of which might better be considered light verbs.
www.omnipelagos.com /entry?n=kazakh_language   (653 words)

  
 Kazakhs Summary
Kazakh is a member of the so-called Kipchak subgroup of the Turkic family, as for example is Qaraqalpaq.
Kazakh is characterized, in distinction to other Turkic languages, by the presence of /s/ in place of reconstructed proto-Turkic */š/ and /š/ in place of */ç/; furthermore, Kazakh has /j/ (alveodental affricate) where other Turkic languages have /y/ (glide).
Kazakh is one of the principal languages spoken in Kazakhstan, along with Russian.
www.bookrags.com /Kazakhs   (2126 words)

  
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Preferential treatment by the country's government of Kazakh culture and language can be seen in the light of the aspiration to secure the language and culture of the indigenous Kazakh population and compensate for russification during the Soviet period.
Meanwhile, 30 percent of the Kazakhs believed that the cause of their difficulties was the presence in the country of citizens of another nationality(3).
Consequently, the Kazakhs "are trying to compensate for their small number and civilizational and economic backwardness (as compared to other settled agricultural and urbanized peoples of Kazakhstan) through bureaucratic domination in government institutions"(6).
www.osi.hu /fmp/laws/zakons/kazahstan/kazeng.html   (1560 words)

  
 CENTRAL ASIA - CAUCASUS ANALYST   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The issue of the Kazakh language was among the main grievances articulated by Kazakh intellectuals in the wake of the national revival during Perestroika.
However, the endorsement of the Kazakh language has not gone smoothly with the Russian-speaking population and seemed to exacerbate hard feelings that Russians already had about living in independent Kazakhstan and being ousted from the ruling elite.
In their demand for the wider use of the Kazakh language, Kazakh nationalists appeal to the nationalist citizenship tradition in Europe, where one is often required to know the language to become a citizen.
www.cacianalyst.org /view_article.php?articleid=2257&SMSESSION=NO   (1160 words)

  
 Kazakh Language / Accurate Transcription using russian letters - kz.host.kz
There is no necessity for the Kazakhs to add another driver to their computers to read the news from the Internet in the native language, one can type letters to be mailed, participate in dialogue, in chat, one can publish information in one's native language.
Kazakh is spoken principally in the Kazakh Republic, which stretches from the Chinese border to the Caspian Sea, by about 8 million people.
It is one of the Turkic languages belonging to the Altaic family (Kipchak branch).
kz.kub.kz /kazanova-e.html   (887 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Kazakh   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Native speakers of Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Tatar, Uighur can easily communicate without the need for a translator; Turkish, Azeri, Turkmen can easily be picked up - due to the close similarity - for example: "al" means "take" in Kazakh, but it means the same thing in almost any Turkic language.
Kazakhs were not allowed to marry if they had a common predecessor within 7 generations.
There is one Kazakh autonomous prefecture in the People's Republic of China: the Illi Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Kazakh   (412 words)

  
 kazakhstan.neweurasia.net » The language reality
Many Kazakhs are better in Russian as they were educated in this language and even the younger generation flocks to Russian as it gives easy access to such things as movies (both in Russian and dubbed), video games and the internet.
The aim of the new language policy is to promote usage of state language up to the level of the Russian one.
Kazakh language is more spoken now on the streets in Almaty as it was 2 or 3 years ago.
kazakhstan.neweurasia.net /?p=109   (935 words)

  
 ASC Russian Collaborations template
The Kazakhs became a minority in their own country, outnumbered by the Russians (presently, the Kazakhs have surpassed the Russians, accounting for 40% of the population).
The Kazakh language belongs to the Turkic branch of the Uralo-Altaic language family.
In 1993, a Kazakh health commission report claimed that the number of children born with defects in districts near the test site was rising by some 150 percent.
www.sandia.gov /asc/russia/kazakhstan.html   (738 words)

  
 Kazakh
Kazakh is a member of the Turkic branch of the Altaic language family.
As all other Turkic languages, Kazakh is characterized by vowel harmony, a type of phonological process that involves constraints on which vowels may be found near each other.
Kazakh is considered e a Category II language in terms of difficulty for speakers of English.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/march/Kazakh.html   (874 words)

  
 Kazakh Translation Services - Translators English/Kazakh
Kazakh to English Translations - Experienced bi-lingual translators and proofreaders with extensive experience and a confirmed ability to translate effectively from the Kazakh language.
Kazakh is one of the most widely used Turkic languages in central Asia.
Although most primary and secondary instruction takes place in the Russian language, higher education is dominated by the Kazakh language since it is common for ethnic Russians to leave the Republic to pursue higher education.
www.greentranslations.com /kazakh-translation.html   (269 words)

  
 Kazakhstan
Both Kazakh and Russian are used in: governmental organizations, local government institutions, documentation of state and governmental institutions, constitutional documentation, arbitration courts, military, field of science (including defense of dissertations); names of state institutions, texts of seals and stamps regardless of the form of ownership, labels of goods, all texts of visual information.
Both Kazakh and Russian are official in the courts of the Republic; the language of the majority residing in the given locality may also be used.
Regional and city governments are to guarantee the use of Kazakh as the state language; to present timetable for introducing Kazakh in official documentation; to employ Kazakh translators in official institutions; renew country-wide teaching of Kazakh.
www.osi.hu /fmp/laws   (3218 words)

  
 Language Reference Guide For Kazakh
The use of hyphenation is a common occurrence in the Kazakh language.
Kazakh is spoken principally in the Kazakh S.S.R. of the former Soviet Union, which stretches from the Chinese border to the Caspian Sea, and whose capital is Astana.
Kazakh is one of the Turkic languages for which the Cyrillic alphabet was introduced just prior to World War II.
www.translationdirectory.com /article729.htm   (438 words)

  
 Kazakh Adoptive Families: Resources for learning the Kazakh language
It consists of language and culture lessons on 13 topics: personal identification; classroom communication; conversation with a host counterpart or family; general communication; food; money; transportation; getting and giving directions; shopping at a bazaar; reception by a host family; workplace language; medical and health issues; and interaction with officials.
The level of language of these texts varies and will be be appropriate for learners at all levels, including those currently enrolled in language courses and those seeking materials to maintain their previously-achieved competency.
Students are encouraged to subscribe to the language podcasts of their choice in order to receive updated lessons or may visit our website regularly to download the material directly from us.
kazakhadoptivefamilies.com /language.html   (0 words)

  
 Kazakh Adoptive Families: Kazakstan and International Adoption
I decided to compile all of the sites that I have found into one place; I figured it would significantly decrease the size of my bookmark folder as well as serve as a FAQ on adoption.
I use the word Kazakh in the title not to refer to only one ethnic group, but in the interest of keeping the title as short as possible.
LANGUAGE: Kazakh language books and courses, words and phrases, Kazakh and ethnic names; Russian language and sources; teaching children English.
kazakhadoptivefamilies.com   (0 words)

  
 Kazakh Adoptive Families: Resources for learning the Kazakh language
It consists of language and culture lessons on 13 topics: personal identification; classroom communication; conversation with a host counterpart or family; general communication; food; money; transportation; getting and giving directions; shopping at a bazaar; reception by a host family; workplace language; medical and health issues; and interaction with officials.
The level of language of these texts varies and will be be appropriate for learners at all levels, including those currently enrolled in language courses and those seeking materials to maintain their previously-achieved competency.
Students are encouraged to subscribe to the language podcasts of their choice in order to receive updated lessons or may visit our website regularly to download the material directly from us.
www.kazakhadoptivefamilies.com /language.html   (3303 words)

  
 Debate >>> The problem... / General forum / Общение / Сервер Казах.ру
This period was sufficient enough to exert its destructive influence upon kazakh language - more and more phiolosphers and culturologists starting to point frequently towards the threat of ultimate loss of national cultural wealth, which plays a role not only in native but significantly in world-wide culture.
So that's how I get to kazakh kindergarden, and then kazakh school and etc. And even at the university I chose kazakh group, because at that time kazakh language was much more easier for me to understand than russian....
I speak kazakh maybe even better that russian, but the thing is that we are all used to speak russian between us, because mostly the young generation does not speak good enough to communicate.....unfortunately.
www.kazakh.ru /talk/mmess.phtml?idt=1397   (1383 words)

  
 Kazakhstan (09/06)
Kazakh language has the status of the "state" language, while Russian is declared the "official" language.
The Kazakhs emerged from a mixture of tribes living in the region in about the 15th century and by the middle of the 16th century had developed a common language, culture, and economy.
The Kazakh national movement, which began in the late 1800s, sought to preserve the Kazakh language and identity.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5487.htm   (5138 words)

  
 Introduction by Author   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The material is also based on the results of a needs assessment survey conducted by the author among advanced learners of the Kazakh language in Kazakhstan and the USA.
Kazakh language learners who have participated in the survey come from various language and cultural backgrounds, including North American, Chinese, Australian, and Japanese.
Advanced Kazakh provides language instruction for use in and outside the classroom, as class supplement, or as a self-instructional tool.
clp.arizona.edu /cls/kaz3/getstart.htm   (506 words)

  
 Epilepsy Action: Kazakh Language Epilepsy Helpline for UK re
In partnership with the organisation Language Line, telephone advice and information is available in 150 languages, including Kazakh.
All Language Line interpreters are highly qualified in their field.
Language Line interpreters are specifically trained in telephone interpreting.
www.epilepsy.org.uk /services/freephone_languageline.cfm?idl=38   (261 words)

  
 Communicating with Kazakhs
Kazakhs have used three different alphabets over the last century: Arabic, Roman (also used for English and French) and Cyrillic.
Because it is difficult to change a country's language, Kazakhstanis are making the switch gradually.
It is officially called the "language of inter-ethnic communication" in this multicultural country.
www.cp-pc.ca /english/kazakhstan/commun.html   (179 words)

  
 Russians in Kazakhstan: Problems, Myths, and Realities   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kazakh language is the state language of the Kazakh Republic.
The Russian language is used on the basis equal with that of the Kazakh
Kazakh, 396 are in Russian, 357 are in both Russian and Kazakh and 29 are
www.eisenhowerinstitute.org /programs/globalpartnerships/securityandterrorism/coalition/regionalrelations/ConflictBook/Abdigaliev.htm   (5017 words)

  
 Kazakhstan's continuing language controversy
The letter was signed by 70 academics, writers and artists of Kazakh ethnicity who attacked the 'spiritual and cultural anarchy' of the country's television and radio stations, whether government-controlled or privately owned, and demanded that between 70 and 80 percent of all broadcasts should be in Kazakh.
The first is that, during 70 years of relentless communist oppression, Russian was promoted as the only official language, while Kazakh was suppressed as an alien and subversive tongue, with the result that today, as then, anyone wanting a successful career must acquire a sound knowledge of Russian.
Ethnic Kazakhs form a greater proportion (64 percent) of students in higher education than in general education, as many ethnic Russians prefer to study in universities outside Kazakhstan.
www.muslimedia.com /archives/world99/kazak-lang.htm   (800 words)

  
 Kazakh Translation - Translate Kazakh Language Translator
LeoSam Translations's Kazakh translation teams are professional linguists performing translation from English to Kazakh and Kazakh to English for a variety of documents in various industries including:
Kazakh, also Qazaq (Қазақ тілі, Qazaq tili) is a Turkic language with ISO 639 codes of kaz and kk.
It is one of the official languages of Kazakhstan, and is also spoken traditionally in Afghanistan, China, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/kazakh.shtml   (310 words)

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