Reshat Sabiq's requests for two Tatar orthographic variants

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Jan 18 07:22:04 CET 2007

"Reshat Sabiq (Re??at)" scripsit:

> >> Essentially.  The term "Jangalif" is specific to Tatar (it's short for
> >> Janga Tatar \Aelifbas\i), and it predates the extension to other Turkic
> >> languages by about two years, 1927-1929.
> > I do think "predates" part is accurate. 
> I meant: I do NOT think "predates" part is accurate.

I meant the dates of official adoption, not the dates of invention.

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