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  Uzbeks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uzbeks can be found primarily in Uzbekistan, along with large populations in Afghanistan, Tajikstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Russia and the Xinjiang province of China.
The Uzbek language is an Altaic language and is part of the South-eastern (Central Asian) or Karluk group of Turkic languages.
The Uzbeks are descended to a large degree from Turkic-Mongol invaders whose invasions span literally millennia from the first millennium CE with the early migrations of the Gokturks to later invasions by the Uzbeks themselves during the early and mid period of the 2nd millennium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uzbek   (1579 words)

  
 Uzbek language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uzbek (O'zbek tili in Latin script, Ўзбек тили in Cyrillic script) is an Eastern Turkic language and the official language of Uzbekistan.
The ancient Uzbek language was spoken in Sogdiana, Bactria, and Chorasmia.
The influence of Islam, and by extension, Arabic, is evident in Uzbek, as well as the residual influence of Russian, from the time when Uzbekistan was under czarist and Soviet domination.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uzbek_language   (500 words)

  
 FANTASIA -> Uzbekistan -> Culture -> Uzbek language profile
Uzbek language is the official language of Uzbekistan, there are about 15 million people consider it their first language.
From the Arab conquest in the 9th century till 1926 the Uzbeks used a kind of the Arabic alphabet and between 1926 and 1927, was adopted the Roman alphabet.
Uzbek language was declared the official language of Uzbekistan in October 1989.
www.fantasticasia.net /?p=342   (570 words)

  
 GENERAL INFORMATION LANGUAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Uzbek is the official language of Uzbekistan, where about 15 million speak it as their first language.
Uzbek and (and not Russian) was declared the official language of Uzbekistan in October 1989.
Uzbek is also used on radio and television, as well as in the theatre.
www.uzbinbkk.org /language--.htm   (570 words)

  
 Uzbek alphabet and language
Uzbek or o'zbek is a Turkic language with about 16.5 million speakers mainly in Uzbekistan.
An early form of Uzbek, known as Chagatai (one of the sons of Genghis Khan) and written with the Arabic script, emerged as a literary language in the 14th century.
Azerbaijani, Chuvash, Evenki, Gagauz, Kazak, Kyrghyz, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur, Uzbek, Yakut
www.omniglot.com /writing/uzbek.htm   (199 words)

  
 Learn Uzbek Language - Free Conversational Uzbek Lessons Online - Common Uzbek Words and Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Phrasebase drastically simplifies the language learning process by prioritizing the various components of learning and focusing your study efforts on the areas of greatest importance.
The key is to immerse yourself in the language and use it as often as possible in order to build up your skills of speaking it and listening to it, understanding and comprehending it...
Uzbek Language Exchange Pen-Pals - Community of people from around the world interested in teaching you their language and sharing their culture with you.
www.phrasebase.com /learn/uzbek.php   (1866 words)

  
 Learn Uzbek language :: Speaking Uzbek. An official Uzbekistan language
Uzbek is the native language of the Uzbeks spoken in Uzbekistan and other Central Asian states.
Uzbek dialects are conventionally divided according to phonetic features into two groups: the "O" group, which includes the dialects of such cities as Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara and the surrounding regions and the "A" group which is divided into two subgroups according to the use of the initial consonants.
Uzbek was written in Arabic script until 1927 and in the Latin Alphabet from 1927 to 1940, when the Cyrillic alphabet was introduced.
www.orexca.com /uzbek_language.shtml   (344 words)

  
 U.S.ENGLISH Foundation Official Language Research - Uzbekistan: Legislation
The Uzbek language shall be the state language of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Legal proceedings shall be effected in the State language or in the language of the majority of population in the locality.
The participants in a case who do not know the language in which the proceedings are effected shall be ensured the right to be acquainted with the materials of the case, to participate in the court through an interpreter, as well as the right to make statements in the court in the native language.
www.us-english.org /foundation/research/olp/viewLegislation.asp?CID=21&LID=140   (1046 words)

  
 Embassy of Uzbekistan to the United Kingdom Of Great Britain and Northern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
By nature Uzbeks prefer a sedentary life and that is why migration and immigration scarcely have any influence on population growth patterns.
Historically, the Uzbek ethnicity has developed in Central Asia, between the two rivers (the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya) along with the ancient natives of the region—Soghds, Bactrians, Sak-massagets, and other ethnic groups.
The basics of Uzbek vocabulary are mainly composed of common Turkic as well as Uzbek words, which came on the scene based on the former.
www.uzbekembassy.org /index.cfm/act/uzbekistan/get/people   (954 words)

  
 UzDessert - Your Guide to Uzbek Culture!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Turkic languages, and the Mongolian-Tungus (Manchu-Tungusic) languages of Siberia and northeastern China are major divisions of the Altaic family or phylum (see Ruhlen 1987).
Uzbek and (and not Russsian) was declared the officiail language of Uzbekistan in October 1989.
Uzbek is also used on radio and television, as well as in the theater.
www.uzdessert.uz /ver4/literature/profile.html   (571 words)

  
 U.S.ENGLISH Foundation Official Language Research - Uzbekistan: Language in everyday life
At the meeting between Turkmen and Uzbek presidents held on November 19, 2004 in Bukhara, Islam Karimov informed S. Niyazov about five national culture centers for Turkmens and forty-five Uzbek schools where Turkmen is used as the language of instruction.
Ethnic Uzbeks living in Turkmenistan have programs in their native language neither on any of the four existing Turkmen TV channels nor on the three channels of the national radio.
Uzbek singers, musicians and dancers living in the Dashoguz and Lebab velayats are left out from contests and festivals even though they are very popular also among the Turkmens.
www.us-english.org /foundation/research/olp/viewResearch.asp?CID=21&TID=6   (473 words)

  
 Kazakhstan
Uzbek is required for: texts of governmental seals and stamps; texts in the paper forms of institutions, organizations, public unions; names of administrative-territorial units, streets, squares, geographic objects of the Republic.
Uzbek and other languages (in localities of compact residence of ethnic groups) are used in: documents of local government institutions, pre-school institutions.
Uzbek and other languages are used in: radio and TV programs; labels of goods; instructions; requests of citizens to governmental organizations, institutions and public unions; secondary, special secondary, technical and higher education.
www.osi.hu /fmp/laws   (3218 words)

  
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Uzbeks are concentrated mainly in three districts – the Sayram, the Lengher and the Turkestan.
In perspective, after leaving school, the Uzbek pupils will have problems with the continuation of their studies in any language based on the Cyrillic alphabet, because they will not have been prepared for this.
The Uzbek minority’s representatives reiterated their petition to teach Uzbek language using the Latin alphabet, and this was rejected.
www.cemes.org /current/LGI/193-eng.htm   (693 words)

  
 Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
October 1989: The Uzbek Supreme Soviet declared Uzbek as the state language of the republic.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has admitted that the war is a threat to regional stability, but defense ministry officials insist that Uzbekistan can handle its own defense without Russian support.
The Uzbek embassy claims the ethnic composition of the armed forces as a whole reflects the multi-ethnic composition of the country's population.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/data/uzbrusschro.htm   (2268 words)

  
 UzbekWorld.com - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Friday, May 4, 2001, 0:08 UZ Drawing up and the edition in 1997-2005 years of the Multivolume explanatory dictionary of the Uzbek language was stipulated.
There was a conversation on topic of ‘Language - a mirror of spirituality’ with vice-president of the Academy of sciences of Uzbekistan, the director of Institute of language and the literature named after Alisher Navoiy, Doctor of Philology Turoj Mirzaev.
And also in the concrete and laconic form historical occurrence of each word, essence its contents in the Uzbek language, synonyms, application, a pronunciation, spelling, in general, all ethnic and etymological aspects will be given.
www.uzbekworld.com /news/viewnews.cgi?newsid988916572,51293,   (407 words)

  
 languagehat.com: BISHKEK/PISHPEK.
This Kokand fort was built by Uzbek khans 1846, according to this article, and probably was named in Uzbek.
Uzbek - most interesting case, the Roman alphabet is ASCII friendly, using diagraphs (sh, ch, ng) and an apostrophe (as in O'zbek) instead of diacritics.
Some of those languages went through several forced orthography changes over the last hundred or so years, with great harm to their actual or potential literary traditions.
www.languagehat.com /archives/001569.php   (2312 words)

  
 Speaks Easy
Uzbek is a Turkic language, whereas Russian is Slavic.
The language is to be used in all government offices, but reverts to Russian as an “administrative language.” Jones called this a “product of Soviet legacy.” Russians remain in positions of interest and skill in Uzbekistan’s major cities and those Uzbeks who now have jobs in the cities got there by going to Russian schools.
While Uzbek had its place and was popular in the rural areas, those who wanted to see their standard of living improve had no choice but to favor Russian as their language of preference.
mason.gmu.edu /~calvord/Speaks_Easy.html   (3142 words)

  
 Farsi/Persian Computing Information (Penn State)
Uzbek is spoken in Norther Afghanistan, but is not related to either Persian or Pashto, but to to Turkish (in the Turkic family).
In Afghanistan, Uzbek is written in the Arabic script, but in neighboring Uzbekistan, the language is written in either Cyrillic or the Roman alphabet.
Language tags are also suggested so that search engines and screen readers parse the language of a page.
tlt.its.psu.edu /suggestions/international/bylanguage/pashto.html   (1204 words)

  
 Uzbek Dictionary, Uzbek Fonts, Uzbek Keyboard Stickers, Uzbek Literature, Uzbek OCR, Uzbek Phrase Books, Uzbek ...
Uzbek is spoken in Uzbekistan, the most populous of the newly independent states of central Asia.
Uzbek is one of the Turkic languages, which form a branch of the Altaic family.
Its title is the name of a famous Uzbek poet and statesman of the 15th century.
www.worldlanguage.com /Languages/Uzbek.htm?CalledFrom=210325   (283 words)

  
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Uzbek vowels are usually described in international terminology as: a: low central/back open unrounded o: high back close rounded i: high front close unrounded u: high back close rounded o': high-mid back half-open slightly rounded e: high-mid front half-open unrounded 2.
In the Uzbek original the suffix "-ay" is not mentioned in the descriptive text but is illustrated in these examples.
A difference from English capitalisation is that names of nationalities or languages are not capitalised 11.
folk.uio.no /pjohanse/latalfuzb.html   (4397 words)

  
 Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures

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