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Publisher: Bedford/st Martins: 1998-01-01
Seller ID: 0312167431-01
Publisher: Basic Books: 1971-05-06
Seller ID: 0465014305-01
Publisher: Sinor Research Institute of Inne: 1997-01-01
Seller ID: M0933070241Z3
This reader contains a selection of materials, which range in time from the pre-literary language to contemporary items from newspapers. It includes examples taken from the literary language under Soviet rule and as Kyrgyz (Kirghiz) is used in the West and in China. The book is designed to present the reader with an understanding of both the variety of materials available in Kyrgyz and with the internal structure of the language. The material ranges in difficulty from primers to historical documents. Each text is presented as it originally appeared, followed by a literal English translation...