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Central Asia: Kyrgyzstan

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Kygyz  Кыргызча or Кыргыз тили

The official languages of the Kyrgyz Republic are Kyrgyz and Russian. Uzbek is also commonly spoken. Like Russian, Kyrgyz is writteing in cyrillic. Kyrgyz is a Turkish language. For information on langauge programs for the region, see language help.

Kyrgyz and Russian textbooks and dictionaires are available at Gelman library through the consortium. While language help is available on Google translate

A large number of sources are available in Russian through Gelman, the consortium, and Gelman online. For historical documents in Russian, you may also search the REECE databases at Gelman.  For historical documents in Russian, you may also search the REECE databases at Gelman.


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