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Kyrgyz lawmaker proposes switch to Latin script from Cyrillic

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BISHKEK -- A Kyrgyz lawmaker is proposing that Kyrgyzstan abandon its Russian-based Cyrillic script and adopt Latin script, AKIpress reported.

Altynbek Sulaimanov made his suggestion at a session of parliament on Wednesday (September 11).

Statesmen including Kasym Tynystanov (1901-1938) founded an earlier version of the Kyrgyz alphabet by basing it on Latin script, he said.

"This is a ... very good contribution to the development of the Kyrgyz language, as well as a good step in learning English," said Sulaimanov.

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan began their own transitions to Latin script in the early 1990s and 2017, respectively.

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It's time to switch to the Latin script like the rest of the world

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I have a suggestion. Let's move it even further and switch the Russian language to Latin script as well. We will be reading the articles, including this story and the next ones on the Caravanserai page, in Latin from now on. Please support my initiative!!!

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Good idea. They need to start switching to Latin starting with Russia. After all, this script has better prospects.

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What would we need this obsolete Cyrillic for?

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Sure, go ahead and switch [to Latin]. We will see what happens next, ha-ha.
Morons.

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No one is interested in what you swine think :))
And Crimea is [part of] Ukraine!

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Cyrillic script means the past and backwardness

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Are you prepared to write and read Latin script yourselves? First of all, learn the Kyrgyz national anthem.

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I, too, support it completely.
Moldova, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan switched to Latin script already.

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I, too, support it

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It's nonsense. They all kowtow to Americans. Idiocy. Yank propaganda works thanks to the old cuckoo man.

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